Pure LFS Hint - good to go

Greg Schafer gschafer at zip.com.au
Fri Feb 14 19:20:56 PST 2003

On Fri, Feb 14, 2003 at 10:13:24PM -0500, Seth W.Klein wrote:
> Yippee! ;) I'm throwing my i586 at 133 at it now and will likley do
> the same on my iBook when it gets its rebuilds in the not _too_
> distant future.
> My comments'll likely be in several pieces since this machine's slow.
> >From the Hint:
> >    mkdir /stage1
> >    ln -s $LFS/stage1 /
> I think the mkdir is extra. In any case, the pair error out with:
> ln: `//stage1': cannot overwrite directory

Would you believe I DID test that :-)

Hit the refresh button in a few mins..

> It would be reassuring if ``Chapter 5 - "Locking in" our new glibc''
> stated whether or not to delete the binutils-build directory after
> running ``make install-data-local''.
> Similarly, the Hint seems to assume that the gcc and binutils source
> trees are reused. That is the kind of thing i would advise some newbie
> with a problem to try not doing so it would be reassuring if the
> Hint explicitly stated that it's expected to work.

Ok, points taken. Will attempt to clarify..

> (I think) i know where to get the binutils patch from reading the
> lists, but (unless i'm blind, which is possible) the Hint doesn't
> give the location.

No, it's there, look harder :-)

> > It's worth mentioning here that user name and group name resolution will start
> > working immediately the passwd and group files are created....
> ``start working immediately _after_'' probably.

Thanks Seth!

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