Pure LFS Hint - good to go

Greg Schafer gschafer at zip.com.au
Sat Feb 15 14:56:48 PST 2003


On Sat, Feb 15, 2003 at 03:20:24PM -0500, Frank Gore wrote:
> Excellent hint, I'll be tackling it this evening :)
> 
> I did notice one other slight issue other than the ones brought up by other 
> people. In most cases, the commands are generalized enough so that they can 
> be used with different versions of gcc without having to modify them. For 
> example, this line:
> 
> CFLAGS="-O2 -pipe" ../gcc-3*/configure --prefix=/stage1 \
>        --with-local-prefix=/stage1 --enable-languages=c \
>        --disable-nls --enable-shared &&
> 
> Would work on any version of gcc 3 that the user is installing without having 
> to edit the command. However there's one instance:
> 
> SPECFILE=/stage1/lib/gcc-lib/i686-pc-linux-gnu/3.2.1/specs
> 
> where version 3.2.1 is explicitly called. This is a silly little detail, but I 
> thought I'd point it out in the name of "anality", since that's the whole 
> driving force behind Pure LFS :) I probably wouldn't even have noticed it, 
> except that the line immediately following this command block specifically 
> states:
> 
> "We recommend you cut'n'paste the above rather than type it all in..."
> 
> but when I did that, it didn't work since I was installing gcc 3.2.2.

my my, we are picky aren't we? :-)

But you're right. I'll change it to an asterix coz it works fine and solves
the problem you mention.

Thanks
Greg
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