lfs installation issue

Support support at expertrepair.co.uk
Mon Aug 25 07:59:05 PDT 2008


Dan Nicholson wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 7:14 AM, Satish Patel <satish at linuxbug.org> wrote:
>   
>> Hi
>>
>>
>>           Tell me can i install ubuntu to build lfs ? its possible to
>> build it?
>> or which OS i use to build lfs Redhat 9.0 ?
>>     
Ubuntu is fine with the exception of gawk, it uses mawk instead which 
lfs doesn't like.  If you do use ubuntu, remember to remove mawk and 
install gawk before you begin.  I believe as mawk has a gawk symlink, 
its not easy to spot it swapped it when you run the hostreqs script.

Regards

Phill



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