glibc in chapter 6 ( was: LFS in CVS )

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Mon Jan 29 17:50:20 PST 2001

On January 29, 2001 06:50 pm, you wrote:
> > But installing Glibc twice is a bit much. We also all know how long Glibc
> > takes. Having all those static programs in chapter 5 is bad enough, now
> > installing Glibc twice. I rather install a static perl in chapter 5 than
> > glibc twice (just becuase it saves so much time to have a static perl in
> > chroot instead).
> I agree.  Let me ask you this, though.  Is there anything that doesn't get
> installed besides the zoneinfo?  I figured out how to install that
> manually, if it's all that's missing.  It's simply:
> zic /path/to/glibc/source/timezone/<continent>
> If that's all it's missing, no need to install a static perl even.

I have yet to compare glibc install log in chapter 6 with a log when it's 
installed in chapter 5. I'll keep the zic command in mind, indeed if that's 
all there's missing a simple
for i in glibc-2.2.1/timezone/*
	zic $i

would do the trick, right?

Gerard Beekmans

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