6.8.2 Mounting tmpfs and Populating /dev

Andrew Benton b3nt at ukonline.co.uk
Sat Feb 18 07:21:42 PST 2006

genie lfs wrote:
> hi..
> just find the libraries you need for the mount command to work..
> this can be done by  $ ldd /tools/bin/mount
> you will find that libblkid.so.1 is missing or not found..
> just get this file from the host system.. copy the file libblkid.so
> .X.X from the host directory and paste it in your /tools/lib dir..

This is bad advice, an ugly hack. Shame on you for suggesting such a thing.
If the stuff in /tools is linked against libraries on the host system 
the solution is to start again and do it properly this time. A botched 
job is not worth saving.
If you don't know what you're doing, follow the book.


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