package users: re-adjusting the toolchain

Angel Tsankov fn42551 at
Wed Aug 30 07:36:24 PDT 2006

>>As what user should I re-adjust the toolchain in Ch. 6 of LFS 6.1.1?
> "First, backup the /tools linker, and replace it with..."
> The linker (ld) is part of the binutils package, so the first block of
> commands (3 mv and 1 ln) should be done as your binutils
> package user.
> "Next, amend the GCC specs file so that it points to the new dynamic linker, 
> ..."
> The Gcc specs file belongs to GCC, so you run the next block of commands
> (gcc -dumpspecs | perl....) as your gcc package user.
> The rest of section 6.10 are just checks. They should ideally be run as a
> normal user without any privileges, i.e. not root and not a package user.

I was talking about LFS version 6.1.1 rather than 6.2.

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