Host system requirements

Luca liliana.perossa at fastwebnet.it
Sat Nov 11 07:04:48 PST 2006


Hi all!

Just a very probably silly question:

In the preface of lfs-book iv. Host system requirements there is listed
minimum gcc version is gcc-2.95.3 and Linux Kernel-2.6.x (having been
compiled with Gcc-3.0 or greater), so the question is shouldn't be
changed the gcc minum version from 2.95.3 to 3.0 since the host Kernel
needs to be compiled with a Gcc-3.0 version (for TLS support in Binutils
and the Native POSIX Threading Library (NTPL) test suite  segaults with
a kernel compiled with previous versions of gcc)?

Here listed (just to say) the result of version-check on my host
(lfs-20060906 with some modifications):
bash, version 3.2.1(1)-release
Binutils: version 2.17
bzip2,  Version 1.0.3, 15-Feb-2005.
Coreutils:  5.97
diff (GNU diffutils) 2.8.1
GNU find version 4.2.28
GNU Awk 3.1.5
gcc (GCC) 4.1.1
GNU C Library development release version 2.4,
grep (grep GNU) 2.5.1
gzip 1.3.5
Linux version 2.6.17.13 (gcc version 4.1.1)
GNU Make 3.81
patch 2.5.4
GNU sed version 4.1.5
tar (GNU tar) 1.15.1

Luca



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