Compiling with MSYS

Jaqui Greenlees jaqui_greenlees at
Thu Aug 3 12:48:39 PDT 2006

--- "Shane D. Johnson" <SDJ at>

> I never saw this come through so if it is duplicated
> I am sorry.
> Shane
> I found MSYS while I was investigating QEMU.   Has
> anyone tried to use
> it to compile LFS?

the Linux kernel actually requires gcc to build
so, even if MSYS will build everything else, you'll
still need to build the kernel with gcc.


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