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

Mark Hymers markh at
Tue May 21 09:02:19 PDT 2002

On Tue, 21, May, 2002 at 08:50:24AM -0400, Gerard Beekmans spoke thus..
> On Sun, May 19, 2002 at 03:22:55AM +0000, Mark Hymers wrote:
> > (Don't forget makedev now has MSB's alterations in which mean that it
> > doesn't need glibc installed to work) That should get rid of the
> > /dev/null problem.  /bin/pwd could then be made as a one-off for
> > kernel-headers with /bin/sh made for glibc, gcc and ncurses before being
> > removed for bash.
> > 
> > Would that work?
> It would probably work (haven't looked at the dependency lists yet to make
> sure we're not forgetting anything. We probably are...murphy's law and
> all).
> Do you propose to create /bin/sh before glibc, leave it in place until
> after 'make install' on bash? Or create it before Glibc, then remove it at
> the end, recreate it before Ncurses, remove after, and so on?

I'd put it in place before makedev (as it's a shell script so'll need
#!/bin/sh) and leave it until we're ready to do make install on bash.


Mark Hymers                                    BLFS Editor
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