Static Link Compile of diff and sed

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Sat Aug 26 19:37:23 PDT 2000

> Hi, I have been building an LFS system here.  I am using the LFS Howto
> 2.2(stable) as a guide.  I am having trouble getting diff(2.7) and
> sed(3.02) to compile with statically linked libraries on my systems(I've
> tried it on SuSE 6.4 and Slackware 7.1).   The Howto suggested this may
> be a problem and provided(as a fix) the following two links:
> I couldn't find these files or figure out how to get around the problem
> otherwise.  Anyone else dealt with this, or know versions of libraries I
> can install to get these to work?  Or are these fixed versions still out
> there somewhere??  I browsed the index of the download directory, with
> no luck.
> Any help would be appreciated.  I can provide specific error information
> if needed.

Please download the 2.3.7 book and use the updated installation method.

Gerard Beekmans

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