Cross LFS Pure 64bit Book

Jim Gifford lfs at
Wed Aug 10 09:03:58 PDT 2005

John Miller wrote:

> I have a question about the pure 64bit x86_64 bit book.  During the 
> installation of grub you use the following instruction:
> CC="gcc -m32 -static" ./configure --prefix=/usr
> However because this is a pure 64bit build their are no 32 bit 
> libraries or the capability for gcc to build 32 bit correct?  Or am I 
> missing something?

The pure64 stuff is new to cross-lfs, we are looking into issues with 
the bootloaders right now. Right now no bootloaders build properly as 
your report just helps me to confirm this. I hope to have a solution for 
x86_64, sparc, and MIPS 64 bit builds this week.

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