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

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
Sat May 18 20:28:42 PDT 2002


Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> On Sat, May 18, 2002 at 09:30:57PM -0400, Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> 
>>The easiest way around this is by creating symlinks to satisfy such
>>dependencies but we don't want to pollute the LFS directory structure so
>>I'd say create symlinks that are needed during a package installation, but
>>then remove them as soon as we're done installing the package. It's a
>>little bit extra work but I like it better that way.
>>
> 
> Then there are configure scripts that need the /bin/sh symlink.
> Contineously creating and removing it is a bit of a pain unless we decide
> to install bash right after Glibc and GCC?
> 
> In light of this perhaps just create all symlinks that we need and just
> remove them prior to running 'make install' on a package that installs the
> real (dynamically linked) file.
> 
> A mix of both? Create symlinks of often reoccuring dependencies and just
> create&remove ones that are only needed once or twice throughout chapter 6
> (such as cpp, pwd /dev/null perhaps others)?
> 
> Lots of options, all have drawbacks. We may end up with a section that
> creates two symlinks, kind of a waste spending an entire page on it.

How about using sed to change the hardcoded addresses in Chapt 5 only?
   -- Bruce

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