LiveCD LFS book 6.3 chapter 5 questions

Stealth genericmaillists at gmail.com
Thu Nov 27 20:25:58 PST 2008


On Thursday 27 November 2008 10:52:44 pm Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> Stealth wrote:
> > The instructions don't say where to extract the binutils file.
> > But in 5.3.1 it says to create:
> >
> > mkdir -v ../binutils-build
> > cd ../binutils-build
> >
> > Where exactly was I supposed to be when I was supposed to do
> > this step?
>
> Once you copy the packages to $LFS/sources, as the lfs user you
> should probably cd to that directory and 'live' there for the
> remainder of chapter 5.
>
> Every time you begin a section that involves building a package
> (binutils is the first instance of this in section 5.3.1), you
> should unpack that package in the sources directory, then cd into
> the unpacked source _before_ you run any commands in that
> package's section. So for section 5.3.1 the following order
> happens (steps 1-3 are implied, but not listed in the book
> explicitly)
>
> 1. cd $LFS/sources
> 2. tar -xf binutils-2.18.tar.bz2
> 3. cd binutils-2.18
> 4. mkdir -v ../binutils-build
> 5. cd ../binutils-build
>
> --
> JH

Thank you! This is going to be fun!

-- 
Stealth



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