How to thoroughly test the LFS?

Andrew Benton b3nt at
Tue May 10 09:00:54 PDT 2005

Ming Zhang wrote:
> ok, then let us reduce the range. how to verify the basic packages like
> binutils, glibc and gcc is correct? or 90% correct? as long as the test
> like "make check" or "make test" passed?

Just because a package builds and passes all the tests doesn't tell you that it won't 
cause problems. The only way to know for sure is to build what you want and fix 
whatever issues you come across as you go.
Life's like a box of chocolates,
you never know what you're going to get

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