Putting Glibc in Chapter 6
ewbish at theriver.com
Tue Jan 16 15:30:24 PST 2001
On Tuesday 16 January 2001 13:38, you wrote:
> > been debating a recompile of GLIBC in the LFS environment just so I could
> > use gcc 2.95.2 and make sure I am getting a good clean build of Glibc, is
> > there any reason to do/not do this? If I do it, are there any "got yas"
> > to look out for? Thanks,
> You could recompile Glibc (after mawk and texinfo are both installed in
> chapter 6) but I would not recommend using compiler optimizations. Some
> programs don't run very stable when (heavily) optimized and Glibc
> is the last thing you want to be unstable.
Alright, that sounds like good advice. I think I'll leave it alone the way
it is and just strip it. It appears to be completely stable. I didn't get
any errors building it with egcs, and so far I have not had any errors
compiling any other problems. Thanks a lot for the info.
Q: Is Linux only good because it is free?
A: No, but Windows would still suck if it was.
The side of the box said "Requires Windows 95 or better". I figured
this means it must run in Linux.
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