Shortcuts

L Vogtmann vogtmann at pioneernet.net
Sun Dec 17 21:14:04 PST 2000


Just a couple of shortcuts I've been using while building LFS, thought I'd
share them.

In making directories, the mkdir man1 man2 man3... line can be shortened to
"mkdir man{1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8}".

And instead of unzipping patch files before using the patch line is
unnecessary.  Just use zcat.  (i.e.  zcat ../sources/findutils-4.1.patch.gz
| patch -Np1 -i - )

Vmann


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