Building LFS book 6.0 on Alpha

Richard Betel emteeoh at
Fri Jan 14 10:46:23 PST 2005

On Fri, 14 Jan 2005 01:57:55 +0000 (GMT), Ken Moffat
<ken at> wrote:

>  Probably, all you've done wrong is take a less travelled path.
> Unfortunately, you aren't very likely to find people who understand the
> specifics of the alpha here.  Maybe google for anybody using bleeding
> edge stuff on alpha to see if any toolchain funnies are reported.  Check
> gentoo ebuilds in case there is anything alpha-specific that we don't
> have (and particularly check if they are sticking with an old version of
> binutils for alpha).  Check the gcc test results list - if anybody has
> tested on alpha, look at which glibc and gcc they used, to get a feel
> for what is known to be good.

Any pointers on how to look at the gentoo ebuilds? I'm not a regular
user of their distribution, and honestly have no idea where to start

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