LFS in CVS == glibc-2.2.1, gcc-2.95.2.1, kernel-2.4.0

Richard Lightman richard at reika.demon.co.uk
Sat Jan 27 09:56:19 PST 2001


Misquoted from Gerard Beekmans on 2001/01/27 at 10:32 +0000:
> > Please note: it is HIGHLY experimental since this version moves the
> > installation of glibc from chapter 5 to chapter 6. There is one known
> > problem with installing glibc in chapter 6: it does not install the
> > /usr/share/zoneinfo/* files.
> 
> I think it just hit me. I seem to recall that Glibc uses perl to build
> the zoneinfo files. I'll try this out by installing perl before glibc in
> chapter 6 and see what that does. This may prove a problem as perl needs
> other packages installed first to satisfy dependencies. So perhaps a
> static perl in chapter 5 is the best way to go.
> 
> How do the masses (yeah that's you guys) think abou this issue?
> 

<daft>
Use the distro's perl!
Compile glibc twice - before and after perl !
</daft>

I liked glibc in chapter 6, but I want /usr/share/zoneinfo/* so
I can live with glibc in chapter 5

Richard

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