Adding Static Findutils

Serguei Ostrovskii sostrovs at
Wed Sep 6 11:27:10 PDT 2000

Greg T Hill wrote:

>    If a static version of findutils is added before the chroot when
> building LFS, "find" can be used to log package installations in the
> chroot environment.
> ./configure --prefix=/usr
> make LDFAGS=-static
> make --prefix=$LFS/usr install does the trick
> I have been trying to use Installwatch but it doesn't work in the chroot
> environment, as a number of other people have noted, but a static
> "find" based on a time stamp will work as soon as you chroot.
> Greg T Hill
> $ ddate
> Today is Prickle-Prickle, the 30th day of Bureaucracy in the YOLD 3166

I doubt it could work. _make_ doesn't understand --<blah>.
--<blah> gets expanded in M4 macros by configure, and in the Makefiles (
which produced from Makefile(s).in ) you won't see this stuff. Look in your
prefix=$LFS/usr make -e install
seems appropriate.

Sergey Ostrovsky.

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