Do not yet remove the Binutils build and source directories

Kevin Alm kevinalm at shenessex.heartland.net
Thu Jun 17 22:46:36 PDT 2004


On Friday 18 June 2004 00:43, Kevin Alm wrote:
> On Thursday 17 June 2004 23:47, Will Leslie wrote:
> > Dear subscribers,
> >
> > I am stumped by an apparent contradiction in the LFS 5.1.1 book in
> > chapter 5. I think probably I am just missing something somewhere.
> >
> > In Binutils Pass 1, we are told not to remove the Binutils build and
> > source directories.  But then in Binutils Pass 2, we are told to "mkdir
> > ../binutils-build", which already exists, of course.
> >
> > The same problem surfaces in Chapter 6's installation.  We were told in
> > Chapter 5 to keep the Binutils build and source directories... and now we
> > apparently have to make another binutils-build directory.
> >
> > I don't know, it seems funny, like maybe the mkdir commands are just
> > mistakes and should be omitted. But I'd rather not risk wasting several
> > hours of compilation to find out.  I must have just overlooked something
> > in the book.  Any help is appreciated.
>
> Chapter 5 Adjustion the Toolchain.
>
> Immediately under the notice that you should have retained binutils up to
> this point. Reread the chapter.
That would be Adjusting the Toolchain. I need to call it a night. Regards. 
Kevin 




More information about the lfs-support mailing list