a few short questions about the development cross-lfs book

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at mindspring.com
Tue Nov 1 08:14:40 PST 2005


On Tue, 1 Nov 2005, Ken Moffat wrote:

> On Tue, 1 Nov 2005, Jim Gifford wrote:
>
> > Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >
> > >  also, at the end of that page, there is an explicit copy of
> > > libiberty.h.  i've successfully built toolchains without ever copying
> > > that header file.  are you sure it's necessary?
> > >
> > Maybe it actually gets copied now, I'll have to check into that one.
>
>  From memory, this came from vanilla LFS, and there was a decision
> to go with the binutils version at that time (it also comes from
> gcc) - see for example sections 6.13.1 and 6.14.1 of the lfs-svn
> book.

i did a quick toolchain build with crosstool and, AFAICT, there is no
libiberty.h header file that was copied over.  perhaps this step is no
longer necessary?

rday



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