An idea: isolate libs [was: Pure LFS]

Greg Schafer gschafer at zip.com.au
Sat Feb 8 05:02:01 PST 2003


On Sat, Feb 08, 2003 at 12:56:26PM +0000, Steve Martin wrote:
> On Sat, 2003-02-08 at 12:31, Greg Schafer wrote:
> >snip<
> > > Acheiving 'Purity'
> > > ==================
> > 
> > <interesting stuff snipped>
> > 
> > The way the current hint is working. The first 2 passes are done in Ch 5 and
> > the third pass happens in Ch 6. Thus the 3 iterations.
> > 
> > Well, thats the theory anyway :)
> > 
> Yes, I gathered that  but my thought was that you will then be building
> chapter 5 with a technically impure toolchain, thus all the chapter 6
> tools will be built from/with/by impure tools.  I know this is really
> anal but there is pure and there is further pure!

Agreed. But we have to draw the line somewhere. It would be fairly easy to
get into an infinite loop rebuilding the Ch 5 toolchain over and over and
over and... :-)

Greg
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