lfs-2.4.3 - glibc installing
jdinardo at ix.netcom.com
Sat Dec 2 04:23:18 PST 2000
upgrading your compiler and/or glibc are sufficient reasons to rebuild lfs.
The same "old timer" mentality that keeps people using programs like vi
made me create scripts for the install of every lfs package. I also have
scripts for all packages that i use that are not part of lfs ( X , gnome,
printing, mail , etc). I put all of these scripts in a meta script and now
I can create a new lfs based system with very little effort.
On a fast pc this only takes about 2 hours for the lfs part of the system
(about 10 minutes of my time).
So there is very little reason not to create a new lfs system for even the
most trivial reasons.
Every couple of months , I check out where the LFS book has changed and if
I like the changes , I incorporate them.
On Sat, Dec 02, 2000 at 02:18:58AM +0100, Matthias Benkmann wrote:
> > +-Matthias Benkmann-(mbenkmann at gmx.de)-[02.12.00 02:05]:
> > > > The first time you might like typing in all
> > > > the commands. But after a few dozen/hundred times it gets tedious and you
> > > > just copy/paste ;)
> > >
> > > I doubt that many people install an LFS system more than once. Why would
> > > I? As an LFS system is source based, it's easily upgraded until the end of
> > > time. I doubt I'll ever install another LFS system once I get mine
> > > working. I might *copy* it to a different machine or harddisk, but I won't
> > > go through the actual installation again.
> > Ever thought of a new/additional machine?
> Why would that require more than just copying the system? Unless it's a
> whole new architecture (i.e. PowerPC instead of x86) all that I would have
> to recompile is the kernel. All of the other programs I can just copy
> Digitize if possible - Eradicate if necessary!
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