keep-5-6-sep going in Monday'ish

Mark Hymers markh at
Sat May 18 14:21:05 PDT 2002

On Sat, 18, May, 2002 at 03:53:13PM -0400, Gerard Beekmans spoke thus..
> As it looks, I'm going to do a few things differently from what the hint is
> describing. First of all I'm looking at $LFS/static as a purely temporary
> thing that we use in the book so I'm not even going to bother with a
> seperate $LFS/usr directory. Just one bin directory $LFS/static/bin that
> holds everything so we can do away with all the copying moving and removing
> of binaries (like we do now with for example bzip2 stuff - moving from
> $LFS/usr/bin to $LFS/bin so it'll match whatever we do in chapter 6). The
> only 'extra' subdirectory I currently have in $LFS/static is the 'src'
> directory where I do all the building just to keep things uncluttered.
> Since it's not yet Monday/Tuesday you got a few days to comment on this and
> tell me why I shouldn't do this and stick to a $LFS/static/usr directory
> and keep on moving things from $LFS/static/usr/bin to $LFS/static/bin
> >From any angle I look at it, I find it pointless.

Seems sensible to me.  I agree.


Mark Hymers                                    BLFS Editor
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