GCC & DESTDIR

Jack Stone jwjstone at fastmail.fm
Sun Feb 8 03:29:15 PST 2009


Agathoklis D. Hatzimanikas wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 08, at 01:18 Agathoklis D. Hatzimanikas wrote:
>> On Sun, Feb 08, at 11:07 Jack Stone wrote:
>>> Chris Staub wrote:
>>>> I don't see a "problem" other than a user attempting something that 
>>>> simply isn't supposed to be done. Everything in chapter 5 is meant to be 
>>>> installed into /tools. In any case, you haven't provided the exact 
>>>> details - what DESTDIR did you use and what exactly was your configure 
>>>> command?
>>> I'm sorry if I made it seem like a problem with the book, that wasn't my
>>> intention.
>>>
>>> I've included the exact build script I'm using below. The only
>>> difference from the book is that I have added a DESTDIR=/absolute/path
>>> to the install command. The exact path is a directory generated by
>>> mktemp and is passed into this script.
>>>
>>> I'm trying to do this as part of the first stage of package management
>>> and automation.
>>>
>> But you have nothing to gain by using DESTDIR in chapter05; if you want
>> absolutely a log with a list of the installed files, you might find
>> easier to use 'find' in that stage.
>>
> 
> Oh I thought it was for chapter05, but I see now it was meant for chaptero6.
> I was confused because you've said that is the second pass of ggc and 
> you've also said that your problem came when you've tried to install
> glibc *after* you've built gcc. But ggc is builted once in chapter06 and
> glibc is the second package in chapter06. There is something wrong with
> this logic or I am confused myself. In that case sorry.
> 
> Regards,
> Ag.

No you were correct the first time. I am trying to destdir chapter05.
Maybe I shouldn't be but the problem will probably come up again in
chapter06.

Thanks,

Jack



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