Command consistency changes in ch5 packages

James Robertson jameswrobertson at earthlink.net
Thu Jan 2 20:39:35 PST 2003


Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> On December 31, 2002 09:55 am, Tushar Teredesai wrote:
>> In my yesterday's e-mail, I have specified all the packages that compile
>> ok with the env var LDFLAGS set to "-static" and also the list of
>> packages for which the instructions need to be changed.
>
> Okay got it now.
>
> <quote from lfs-book>
> The following packages honor the env var:
>
>     * diffutils
>     * fileutils
>     * findutils (needs to be changed in the book?)
>     * gawk (needs to be changed in the book?)
>     * grep
>     * make (needs to be changed in the book?)
>     * patch (needs to be changed in the book?)
>     * sed (needs to be changed in the book?)
>     * sh-utils (needs to be changed in the book?)
>     * tar (needs to be changed in the book?)
>     * texinfo
>     * textutils (needs to be changed in the book?)
>     * util-linux (needs to be changed in the book?)
>
> The following packages don't honor the env var:
>
>     * binutils
>     * gzip
> </quote>
>
> I have updated the book for the packages you reported the env. var works
> properly.
>
> Note: layout is terrible. Long lines still need to be properly wrapped.
> Note2: I didn't test my changes by building packages the the
> instructions so typos may remain. So be aware of it when testing. If any
> typos are present we'll find them eventually (if you guys go testing
> while I go get some sleep soon, it'll save me some time testing
> tomorrow).

Great, I'll test and report back findings here.

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