r5493 - in branches/cross-lfs/BOOK: introduction/common temp-tools temp-tools/common

Jim Gifford lfs at jg555.com
Sat May 28 13:02:28 PDT 2005


Matthew Burgess wrote:

> jim at linuxfromscratch.org wrote:
>
>> Log:
>> Added texinfo to the temp-tools section. This is needed to allow 
>> binutils
>> to make the info pages.
>
>
> Thanks for the detailed log message Jim, makes reviews like this much 
> easier :)
>
> Why do we want to make/install the info pages in the temp-tools 
> section?  Surely we're only bothered about them for the final system, 
> or does it break the build if it can't make the info pages?
>
> Cheers,
>
> Matt.

It's for the final-system, when the info pages are needed, after 
temp-tools, glibc and binutils are built in final-system. So without 
texinfo, we can't make the info pages, not a big deal, but they should 
be there for those who want them.


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