gzip - to patch or not to patch

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Dec 12 14:45:33 PST 2000

> Hey:
> In the static install (i.e. ch#5) of gzip the patch gzip-1.2.4a.patch.gz is 
> applied to gzip-1.2.4a.tar.gz
> In the chroot install (i.e. ch#6) the patch is not mentioned.
> Obviously I didn't notice this the last time through. Just curious.

The patch is only needed outside chroot when you start with a Glibc-2.0
based system. If glibc-2.1 based (like inside chroot) the patch isn't

Gerard Beekmans

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