Two points in CLFS Book for x86_64 multilib

jstipins at jstipins at
Sun Nov 27 07:56:46 PST 2005

Quoting Jim Gifford <lfs at>:

> 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

On this topic... I think /lib/libcurses.a remains a dead link, according
to the CLFS directions.


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