Two points in CLFS Book for x86_64 multilib

Jim Gifford lfs at
Sat Nov 26 19:23:36 PST 2005

go moko wrote:

>Just two points that seem to lack in the book:
>- in Hotplug (10.63), the command 'cp -v
>etc/hotplug/pnp.distmap /etc/hotplug' is not listed
>(unlike in LFS book), and so this file produces error
>messages during the boot
When 2.6.15, is released this package will be removed, that is one of my 
target goals.

>- in NCurses, libncurses.a is installed in /lib (or
>/lib64), but it must be in /usr/lib (or /usr/lib64).
>Perhaps a 'mv /lib/libncurse*a /usr/lib' would be
>useful (it seems that it lacks in LFS too). I'm seeing
>that someone has also pointed this today.
You missed a step then, it's in there.
 From Ncurses

mv /lib/lib{panel,menu,form,ncurses,ncurses++}.a /usr/lib

>From Ncurses 64bit

mv /lib64/lib{panel,menu,form,ncurses,ncurses++}.a /usr/lib64


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