A couple of platform compatibility issues...

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Jan 6 08:08:35 PST 2003


On January 5, 2003 01:02 am, Kelledin wrote:
> really committed a proper build method to the book.  The proper
> method would be to build zlib with the following commands:
>
> CFLAGS="$CFLAGS -fPIC" \
> ./configure --prefix=/usr --shared &&
> make LIBS="libz.so.1.1.4 libz.a" &&
> make LIBS="libz.so.1.1.4 libz.a" install &&
> mv /usr/lib/libz.so.* /lib &&
> ln -sf ../../lib/libz.so.1 /usr/lib/libz.so &&
> cp zlib.3 /usr/share/man/man3

That looks good to me. Committed this to CVS.

> Essentially findutils should always be compiled with
> -D GNU SOURCE stuck in the CPPFLAGS.  This applies to both Ch. 5
> and Ch. 6.

Added to both chapters.

> them to LFS-CVS is pretty trivial.  AFAIK the only reason they
> haven't been added is just pure inertia; I decided to give the
> issue a little push. ;)

Thanks for the push, I kind of had forgotten about it.

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