Question on 6.60 (Stripping Again)
dj at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Nov 30 14:06:00 PST 2008
> 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.
Hmm...strange. I have no idea. Have to look back into history a bit.
> 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?
Well..you'll probably be treading water for a bit. BLFS is nowhere near
ready for LFS-6.4, though we are getting there. Create a Track account
and follow along with the bugs there, and be very conscious of any
configure output for missing deps. That said, your build should be
LFS-6.4 Final minus a couple of locales for test suite coverage IIRC.
Good luck, and congrats!
-- DJ Lucas
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