Question on 6.60 (Stripping Again)

Ralph Porter rportermail at
Sun Nov 30 13:38:14 PST 2008

For what its worth, this newbie did LFS at least four times before I  
got it right.

On Nov 30, 2008, at 11:21 AM, Scott wrote:

> Wow, I can't believe I've made it this far without disaster!
> Just a question here: The book (6.4-rc1) warns to ensure that none of
> the programs to be stripped are running, and suggests re-chrooting "if
> unsure whether chroot was properly entered". However, I recall that in
> the bash chapter we were specifically told to fire up the newly-minted
> bash, so it is running! Shouldn't this say to absolutely re-chroot?
> Anyway, that's what I did.
> Second question: Now that I am almost there, was it stupid of a newbie
> to do this with an rc? What perils lurk for me and will I be doing
> this whole thing over again soon?
> TIA,
> Scott Swanson
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