Fwd: static gawk (chapter5)

Christophe Devine devine at chris.debian.org
Sun May 26 12:27:08 PDT 2002

Chris Lingard wrote:

> > The static fileutils command may be simplified as well:
> > 
> > patch -Np1 -i ../findutils-4.1.patch &&
> > ./configure --prefix=$LFS/static &&
> > make LDFLAGS=-static &&
> > make install
> >

> Thanks Christophe,  have just built several LFS systems with
> static fileutils sccidently missed out -  no command there.
> So --  Is it really needed.  The only marked dependancy is
> Linux, and my headers are going in just file

AFAIK the command used in CVS to install the kernel headers needs a
statically linked find. The only way to avoid installing find in chapter 5
requires moving the installation of the kernel headers back in that chapter
(which is against the 'spirit' of the keeping_etc. hint).

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