why ReInstalling gcc-3.3.1-pass2 in Ch-5 LFS 5.0

Ken Moffat ken at kenmoffat.uklinux.net
Thu Mar 4 08:23:09 PST 2004

On Thu, 4 Mar 2004, zeshan hussain wrote:

> hi
>   Can any one tell me why we r installing againg
> gcc-3.3.1-pass 2
> we already have installed gcc, glibc , binutils ,
> re-installed the linker, adjusted the gcc spec file to
> point to the new linker
> then why we r installing the gcc again in second pass
>   plz discuss if u have any idea

 "toolchain purity".  We want to be free from the host's tools when we
come to build our real LFS.  The statically linked binutils include the
library code from the host's libc.a.  The best introduction to this is
"pure_lfs.txt" in the OLD directory of your lfs hints mirror.

 das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce

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