2.5.1

Serguei Ostrovskii sostrovs at kns.com
Wed Sep 20 12:29:31 PDT 2000


KURIYAMA Kazunobu wrote:

> Gerard Beekmans wrote:
>
> > On Wed, 20 Sep 2000, you wrote:
> > > > Couldn't you include nano in LFS? I personally gets the shivers as soon
> > > > as
> > >
> > > I
> > >
> > > > see a VI clone.
> >
> > No, I chose for vim and I keep it there. I'm not adding 3 different text
> > editors, 2 different compilers, 3 different this, etc. That's not what the
> > book is about. I just give a blueprint and you don't have to follow it.
> > Nothing is stopping you to pretend you read 'nano' when I write vim. if I now
> > replace vim with nano people will ask me to replace nano with emacs or pico
> > or knotepad or ms notepad. I'm not willing to start doing those things. Sorry.
> >
> > --
> > Gerard Beekmans
> > www.linuxfromscratch.org
> >
> > -*- If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have the wrong problem -*-
>
> Even if so, I would be happy if our guru takes into consideration adding the
> following note, or something
> like that, to a corner of his new book, presumably recommending use of gcc-2.95.2
> or later.
> I don't need two different compilers on my LFS2.4, too.
>
>       "If your PC uses i810 and you need X401, it would be better to choose
> egcs-2.91-66 from
> the beginning because gcc-2.95.2 is able to compile X401 all but an X server
> driver module for i810.
> (This failure does not quit the compilation, so you are likely to overlook it
> until the compilation has finished.)
> This is due to a bug which prevents the compiler from parsing the kernel header
> file agpgart.h, and thus
> the driver module fails to be compiled."
>
> In case the latest gcc is free from this bug, please forget this comment.
>
> Regards,
> Kazu

Correct, but for better or worse i810 isn't in every PC. In general there is no need
in compiling
any drivers but those for your computer(s).

Sergey Ostrovsky.







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