Host System

Dan McGhee beesnees at grm.net
Sun Oct 4 18:31:13 PDT 2009


Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Sam wrote:
>   
>> The command  sudo apt-get install g77  won't work. This is the output:
>>
>> sam at sam-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install g77
>> Reading package lists... Done
>> Building dependency tree       
>> Reading state information... Done
>> Package g77 is not available, but is referred to by another package.
>> This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
>> is only available from another source
>> E: Package g77 has no installation candidate
>>     
>
> That is FORTRAN.  You don't need that for LFS.  Just run the script in
>
>    v. Host System Requirements
>
> and it will tell you everything that is missing.
>   
I just want to echo what Bruce said. I am using Ubuntu-9.04 as a host 
system. Ran the script for the versions, identified some missing stuff 
and used the Synaptics Package Manager to install the packages. I, for 
some reason, have trouble getting the right stuff with apt-get.

Dan



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