Lessons to be learnt from recent events

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Jan 28 18:23:27 PST 2003

On January 28, 2003 07:03 pm, Greg Schafer wrote:
> I think it worth mentioning that the recent fsckup with the gcc/binutils
> thing could have been picked up much earlier had someone simply ran a "make
> check" for glibc.

Maybe it's time we start adding 'make check' commands to the book then, for 
those packages where it's possible.

> On a related note, I'll make mention here that Ryan Oliver and myself are
> working on a new initiative to build a pure LFS. You might recall Ryan's
> post from a few weeks back outlining some new ideas. It is essentially a
> new angle on the build method focussing on building a correct toolchain. It
> will initially take the form of a hint. We've been at it for a while now
> and will hopefully have something concrete in a week or two.

Aside from the current binutils/gcc problem, exactly what else is wrong with 
the current method that doesn't result in a correctly built toolchain?

Gerard Beekmans

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