Building the real thing after static version

Matthew Burgess ca9mbu at
Sat Jan 18 11:17:29 PST 2003

"Peter B. Steiger" <wypbs001 at> wrote in message
news:Xns930786F18E375WyomingPBS at
> I finally got to the point in chapter 6 where I rebuild gcc for shared
> libraries (THANKS Greg S for getting me past the locale problem!) and
> have a trivial question... this section tells us to mkdir glibc-build,
> which we did previously for the static version in chapter 5.  Is it
> to rm -rf glibc-build first so we start with an empty directory, or
can we
> just rerun ../glibc-2.3.1/configure on top of the existing
> files?
> I suppose folks who panic at the sight of "Directory already exists"
> they run mkdir a second time probably shouldn't be trying this project
> their own anyway, but it might help to clarify that point.

I think the book suggests (somewhere) that you remove all sources/build
directories created by the static compile from chapter 5.  Anyway, yes
you should to avoid any problems due to using old configuration



Unsubscribe: send email to listar at
and put 'unsubscribe lfs-support' in the subject header of the message

More information about the lfs-support mailing list