Can I use precompiled gcc-libc?

Andrei Marinescu andrei.marinescu at
Fri Sep 15 13:55:39 PDT 2000

Well, RedHat, delivers a rpm program source, so you maybe debian or SuSE
does the same. You might try on their home pages and see. I hope this makes
sense, Iîm just guessing, because I'm just learning right now.

Andrei Marinescu

Neoklis wrote:

> Hi!
> I am having no end of trouble trying to install LFS on a UP1000 Alpha,
> it now seems that my existing installation SuSE 6.3 is broken on this
> platform. I tried downloading Debian potato but it has nearly the same
> problems. I have been told to install the latest Redhat or SuSE distros
> but that means importing them, assuming they will do the job ofcourse.
> So far the biggest problem seems to be gcc-2.95.2, it just will not
> compile and even causes machines checks, which I have been told could
> be caused by memory faults. Second is glibc-2.1.3 which comes up with
> a lot of warnings and some error 1's but seems to complete compilation.
> I don't know if I can trust it though, so I wonder, can I use pre-
> compiled binaries for these packages? (Or at least glibc, I could try
> to install the other packages without changing root to LFS?).
> I tried to install these from SuSE rpms and Debian debs but neither
> is fooled into installing to $LFS - too smart! I would very much
> appreciate any pointers to binaries if possible or some advice on
> circumventing this problem.
> Thanks in advance!
> --
> Regards
> Neoklis Kyriazis

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