r1500 - trunk/BOOK/final-preps

chris at linuxfromscratch.org chris at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon May 1 14:32:20 PDT 2006


Author: chris
Date: 2006-05-01 15:32:20 -0600 (Mon, 01 May 2006)
New Revision: 1500

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/final-preps/creatingcrossdir.xml
Log:
Rewrote the description of why the /cross-tools symlink is created

Modified: trunk/BOOK/final-preps/creatingcrossdir.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/final-preps/creatingcrossdir.xml	2006-05-01 17:22:43 UTC (rev 1499)
+++ trunk/BOOK/final-preps/creatingcrossdir.xml	2006-05-01 21:32:20 UTC (rev 1500)
@@ -29,9 +29,9 @@
 
 <screen><userinput>ln -sv $LFS/cross-tools /</userinput></screen>
 
-  <para>The created symlink enables the toolchain to be compiled so that
-  it always refers to <filename class="directory">/cross-tools</filename>,
-  meaning that the compiler, assembler, and linker will be available for
-  use later if some unforseen circumstances happen.</para>
+  <para>The symlink isn't technically necessary (though the book's
+  instructions do assume its existence), but is there mainly for
+  consistency (because /tools is also symlinked to $LFS/tools) and to
+  somewhat simplify the installation of the cross-compile tools.</para>
 
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