Chapter 6 Coreutils installation
chris at beaker67.com
Sun Oct 12 21:49:55 PDT 2008
Dan Nicholson wrote:
> Usually the reason is because the path to the tools gets built into
> another script/program. In the dependencies appendix, it says that sed
> must be built before e2fsprogs. I think it's mk_cmds that hardcodes
> the location of sed, but that's just a guess.
> I think coreutils must be built before bash because of something that
> gets substituted into bashbug.
Actually it's because of hard-coded paths in Bash's testsuite. Most of
the reasoning listed in the original ticket about this issue -
http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/ticket/684 - still applies.
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