util-linux2.12

Ken Moffat ken at kenmoffat.uklinux.net
Sat Feb 7 02:43:13 PST 2004


On Sat, 7 Feb 2004, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:

> Chris Lingard wrote:
>
> >You should have installed ncurses on your base system; either by downloading
> >the package, or by compiling the source package that you aleady have.
> >
> >
>
> BTW, why? Isn't the goal of Pure LFS to isolate as much as possible from
> the host, so that bintils, gcc, coreutils, grep and bash are the only
> requirements? Do we still fail to accomplish this? Can Ryan explain
> what's happening?
>
>

 I think Chris meant "chapter 5" when he wrote "base system", not the
host.

 You will almost certainly need other things beyond what you've listed
(e.g. patch, sed, gzip, bzip2, util-linux).  The aim is to isolate our
build from the vagaries of the host.

Ken
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