x86_64 build what to use LFS or CLFS

Luca Dionisi luca.dionisi at gmail.com
Sat Oct 14 04:41:52 PDT 2006


On 10/13/06, Dan Nicholson <dbn.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/13/06, Luca Dionisi <luca.dionisi at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > But, CLFS says:
> > > The one "flaw" in LFS is that it has always been based on an x86 class processor.
> > >  [....] the x86-only LFS is no longer ideal.
> >
> > So, what is true?
>
> That's absolutely true. LFS is only ever tested on x86. That said, if
> you know what you're doing, you can natively build an x86_64 system.
> You just have to know where to deviate from the book.

All right, now I know my options.
Nevertheless it should be pointed out in the book that it has been
tested only in x86 machines.

my 2 cents.
--Luca



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