Ticket #2115 - another note about unpacking and changing directories

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Oct 19 12:50:15 PDT 2008


Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/ticket/2115
> 
> I am starting to address the subject ticket.  I propose to follow Chris' 
> suggestion and move the 'Toolchain Technical Notes' section to the appendix 
> between Acknowledgments and Dependencies.  I will then change the Introduction 
> to refer to 'Toolchain Technical Notes' and tidy up any other wording changes 
> that are needed.
> 
> Any objections?

I think that's probably fine, with one adjustment. I don't think we need 
to get into the fine details of the toolchain outside the appendix, but 
a very simple overview of what we're doing and why would still be nice 
at the beginning somewhere. Otherwise, we may start to get floods of 
questions like, "Why do I have to build GCC 3 times?", or "Can't I just 
skip chapter 5?". Some brief overview which then gives a link to the 
appendix should suffice, I would think.

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JH



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