Upgrading in chapter 5
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Oct 13 08:19:37 PDT 2009
Nicolas FRANCOIS wrote:
> I started a LFS-dev last week. I'm at the end of chapter 5 (doing
> something else at the same time...), and I noticed this morning that
> Linux was upgraded to 18.104.22.168. Do I have to start it all over, or can
> I just change the linux headers by installing the new ones ?
If you are starting from the beginning of Chapter 6, you should be OK. I
haven't tried what you suggest, but the purpose of Chapter 5 is to create an
isolated, known environment. The important thing is to know that you should not
replace the Linux headers *after* glibc is built. In this case, you haven't
built your final glibc yet.
> More precisely, does the Glibc installation from chapter 5 depends on
> the headers ?
Not after it is built.
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