Kevin P. Fleming
kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Jul 19 12:56:23 PDT 2004
Justin Knierim wrote:
> 1. We replaced net-tools with iproute2. I could not build iproute2
> with the normal sanitized kernel headers. I had to (as suggested in the
> INSTALL file) edit the Makefile and change the kernel headers directory
> to /tools/glibc-kernheaders. Then it would build. If this is the
> correct solution, I do not know.
This is the wrong list, but anyway... I have built four systems using
current unstable instructions without this problem occurring, as have
many others. Exactly what problem did you run into?
> 2. Now that I have finished the build, I have one problem. I cannot
> build some programs (namely the kernel) since the hostname binary is
> missing. According to my google search, it was in the net-tools
> package. Is there a different package we will use to supplement
> iproute2? Or did I overlook/miss something?
If you used the proper coreutils patch, your system would have included
the hostname binary from that package.
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