The binutils variants, again.

Jeremy Utley jeremy at jutley.org
Fri Sep 12 16:27:11 PDT 2003


Ken Moffat wrote:

> 
> 
>  If I try this, binutils-2.30 will probably be out before I'm finished !
> The wiki sounds fine, maybe with a reference from the first binutils page.
> I haven't looked at what extra is needed to build the hjl version from the
> beginning, and I'm not likely to at the moment (I'm more concerned about
> testing new firmware, and trying to sort out the kernel patches so I can
> move beyond 2.4.21-rc1-ben0).  And I _really_ need to change my build
> scripts so I can build a pure lfs in sizeable chunks at a time.

Using HJL binutils instead of the FSF version is rather simple.  All you 
need to do is include M4, Bison, and Flex in your chapter 5 build (they 
can be done after perl).  All command line switches stay the same.

-J-




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