New personal experimental book
dj at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Sep 12 20:49:23 PDT 2008
All the recently mentioned changes and updates have been made except for
the testsuite fixes that Robert has been working on as I haven't had the
time to do manual builds. Of note: GCC-4.3.2, GlibC-2.8-20080905, LSB
bootscripts, initd-tools introduced, man instead of mandb and added
groff-utf8 package (thanks Ken). Man is probably still a little broken
ATM and I haven't updated man.conf to account for groff-utf8 yet becasue
I'm not sure what it does with other inputs, but it is there for when
all are UTF-8, mpfr and gmp are part of pass1-gcc.
I did not remember to remove BerkelyDB, and build time and sizes, while
updated, may still have some mistakes as I used the timings from my test
run and not those from the final (I confirmed that it builds from start
to finish overnight last night). Also, I am getting 1 testsuite failure
in perl. I just tacked on '|| true' for jhALFS processing until I, or
somebody else, have time to review it. I also haven't booted this build
yet either, but hey it is dev. The previous one worked somewhat so this
one probably will too.
One level higher has source (grab book.tar.bz2 and extract in temp dir
cause IT DOES NOT create an extract dir, for use with jhALFS) and patches.
As far as commits go, I'll start cleaning and breaking out patches for
the sane ones that should go into LFS in a day or so, and get those
ready for somebody to review and apply.
-- DJ Lucas
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