newbe: building binutils: where's the start point - thanks

Nakor nakor at
Fri Jan 16 04:45:09 PST 2004

Thanks to all for your help.


Spencer Collyer wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Jan 2004 18:50:20 +0100, Nakor wrote:
>>Hi All,
>>I'm new to LFS but I think I'll like it :-)
>>In the book is specified (in binutils-pass1 section):
>>mkdir ../binutils-build
>>cd ../binutils-build
>>../binutils-2.14/configure ....
>>One think is not clear for me: in which directory am I when calling
>>mkdir/cd commands ???
>>And next question is: Is it necessary to create binutils-build directory
>>??? This directory is not used in the specified section.
> Joel's answered your first question, so I'll give a quick answer to your
> second. The binutils-build directory is used, because it is the directory
> you are in when you issue all the following commands in the binutils-2.14
> section, and so the configuration file and all object files that the make
> commands create are stored in binutils-build.

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