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Thu Feb 17 18:38:05 PST 2005
tom <giftbound at verizon.net> wrote in
news:200502172107.14052.giftbound at verizon.net:
> maybe a stupid question but what packages are needed by host in order
> to do a succesful build of LFS?
Each package has it's dependecies listed. For example, LFS 6.0 Chapter 5
Binutils installation depends on: Bash, Coreutils, Diffutils, GCC, Gettext,
Glibc, Grep, Make, Perl, Sed, and Texinfo
these are not always 100% accurate, and may be missing some packages, but
are a good general guide.
Doing a quick look through the list, your host should have the following
packages: (note you should have the -devel versions of these packages
installed, as that installes the necessary headers as well as the
Note that only Chapter 5 has host system requirements - once we start
Chapter 6, we have already installed everything we need.
In addition, the host system needs to have the Glibc headers installed, and
(for LFS 6.x) a kernel version 2.6.2 or higher, compiled with gcc 3.0 or
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