Fwd: Recompiling LFS in between chap. 5 and 6

armencho at gmail.com armencho at gmail.com
Mon Sep 24 13:02:07 PDT 2007


Yes, indeed, now I see where i read too fast.
Darn. Thanks a lot, Chris.

On 9/24/07, Chris Staub <chris at beaker67.com> wrote:
> armencho at gmail.com wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I have followed thru with LFS 6.3 thru chapter 5 and now at chapter 6.
> > I boot from LFS Live CD, and have downloaded all package tarballs t
> > to the $LFS/sources directory.
> >
> > What the book apparently doesnt specify at all, is whether one has to
> > re-unpack the tarballs (read: re-create sources) when done with
> > chapter 5 compilations before startin compiling packages from chapter
> > 6?
> >
> > It is important because the packages in chapter 5 that are recompiled
> > in chapter 6 (Glibc, GCC, etc) get patches appplied, not to mention
> > that their make scripts make later recompilation not really recompile
> > them at all.
> >
> > For instance at least one package told me "None of the targets needs
> > recompiling" or something along the lines of, because all the files
> > from chapter 5 phase build are still there, which make finds already.
> >
> > I dont know if i am making much sense here, its late and i am tired :)
>
> Looks like you missed the part on page 5.1 where it says to remove all
> package source and build directories after each package installation.
> Since the source and build dirs need to be removed after each build,
> clearly you'll have to untar them again when you build the package again
> later in the book.
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