Two points in CLFS Book for x86_64 multilib

jstipins at umich.edu jstipins at umich.edu
Sun Nov 27 07:56:46 PST 2005


Quoting Jim Gifford <lfs at jg555.com>:

> 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.

-Janis






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