LFS-6.6, Stage2, glibc, nscd.c:442
chris at beaker67.com
Wed Jun 2 17:17:35 PDT 2010
On 06/02/2010 08:05 PM, Paul Rogers wrote:
>> I don't see that the necessity of using a relatively recent version of
>> the kernel in the host environment to be, in spirit, any different
>> from requiring a relatively recent version of a C compiler. If all you
>> have is a K&R C compiler, then the solution is not to "fix" the book's
>> instructions to show how to go about building Linux with such an old
>> host. The "fix" is to upgrade the tool set.
> Absolutely agree, providing what you tell me is the proper toolset
> actually works. It's not yet clear linux-188.8.131.52 works, although we
> are certainly told "Kernel too old" for 2.6.17 with the book's
> It apparently seems to some that the HSR's are an unimportant
> triviality. Not from the user's point of view.
I wouldn't really say they are a "triviality" (given that I am one of
those who did much of the initial testing/research for the HSR's in the
first place) but they *are* just one of many parts of the book that
would need to be checked, though I would argue that they are slightly
less important than other issues (given how rarely we actually have
issues concerning them). Package versions must work togethers, commands
need to be correct, the book's text must be both technically correct and
readable to those new to LFS, etc...
The HSR's are just one of many aspects of the book, and not everybody
can test everything in complete detail. I think you simply expect too much.
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