Adjusting the toolchain - Chap 6

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Jul 18 12:09:30 PDT 2004


On Sun, 2004-07-18 at 13:03 -0500, Larry Lawrence wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Jul 2004 19:34:36 +0200, Miguel Bazdresch wrote:
> 
> > * Larry Lawrence <larry at linuxfromscratch.org> [2004-07-18 17:14]:
> >> This has been an issue before, but where is this chapter executed from.
> >> The builder is in the chrooted environment.  It used to be possible to
> >> move the source directorys into the chroot area, but it did not work
> >> here, for some undetermined reason.
> >> 
> >> If this should be done outside the chroot, it needs to be stated in the
> >> instructions, if done within, some notation needs to be made in chapter
> >> 5.
> > 
> > This needs to be done from outside chroot. Once inside, if your sources
> > are not there, there's no way to find them.
> > 
> > This is one of those points that the editors have decided the user has to
> > figure out for himself, just like resolv.conf and others.
> 
> This is not equivalent to resolv.conf. That is a functionality issue, this
> is a build issue.  Furthermore, the instruction's imply staying in the
> chroot environment. It plays like a cruel joke.
> 
> Larry

There are simple ways around this.  If your host supports it, change
tty's, Alt + F2, F3, F4, etc.  Then copy the sources into your LFS root.
Even easier if you have X installed on the host.

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Jeremy Huntwork
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