Newbie Question.

weasel weasel at beyondnormal.org
Thu Jan 29 17:45:09 PST 2004


K. Mike Bradley wrote:
> This may be a dumb question but I have read and reread instructions and
> don't see the answer clearly.
> 
> 
> 
> In CH 5 we unzip source files and certain source dir we are supposed to keep
> till CH 6 right?
> 
> Question = Which ones ?
> 
> Binutils?
> Linux kernel?
> GCC?
> Glibc?
> 
> 
> 
> Or am I right to assume I should start fresh and un-tar all sources again in
> Ch 6? 
> 
In general you should remove all source and build dirs after you have 
finished installing the package.  The exception to this rule is:  Only 
keep the stuff the book explicitly says to keep.  It will tell you 
exactly what to keep, how long to keep it, why you need it.

Nick




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