Stupid question

Eric Eric at NoAddr.ess
Mon Apr 19 20:02:31 PDT 2004


gulrs wrote:
> Linux From Scratch: Version 5.1-pre1
> 
> http://lfs.crash404.com/lfs/view/test/chapter05/binutils-pass1.html
> 
> The Binutils documentation recommends building Binutils outside of the
> source directory in a dedicated build directory:
> 
> mkdir ../binutils-build
> cd ../binutils-build
> 
>     Note: If you want the SBU values listed in the rest of the book to
> be of any use, you will have to measure the time it takes to build
> this package. To achieve this easily, you could do something like:
> time { ./configure ... && ... && ... && make install; }.
> 
> Now prepare Binutils for compilation:
> 
> ../binutils-2.14/configure --prefix=/tools --disable-nls
> 
> So, my question is:
> Where should I create binutils-build? /mnt/lfs? or /mnt/lfs/tools?
> Where should I unpack Binutils-2.14? In binutils-build?
> 
> Thanks
> 
> 
$LFS/sources/binutils-build
$LFS/sources/binutils-2.14



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