/tools backup

Allard Welter allard at quicknet.nl
Thu Aug 26 05:51:10 PDT 2004

On Thursday 26 August 2004 12:47, Thinus Pollard wrote:
> Hi there
> How do you tar up the tools directory correctly? I did a
> tar -jcpvf tools.tar.bz2 /tools/*
> According to the tar help the options is as follows:
> j = bz2 compression
> c = create
> p = keep permisions
> v = verbose
> f = file
> I attempted to rebuild my lfs system with this backup. I restored it
> to /mnt/lfs and followed the book in setting up the environment to
> build.
> When I got to glibc in chapter 6 it threw me in the ./configure
> stage, complaining about how it can't determine the size of a double
> on my machine. What did I do wrong?
> Thanx
> Thinus

Probably it has to do with adjusting where the linker points. Did you 
archive at the end of ch5 or ch6?

The flags to tar look great (the hyphen is no longer necessary) so that 
oughtn't to be your problem


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