Section 5.7

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Wed May 3 12:39:47 PDT 2006

On 5/3/06, elmarsa dice <elmarsadice at> wrote:
> I have read it carefully and I think this is where I have my
> problem.  I understand I need to enter the source directory but
> where to put the source directory is the question.  In sections
> 5.4 and 5.5 I cp'd the source directories to the -build
> directories and unpacked them there and did the configure.

Not quite right.  The implied procedure is this, assuming all the
tarballs and patches are in $LFS/sources.

cd $LFS/sources
tar -xf $TARBALL

where TARBALL and TARBALL_DIR would be specific to the package.  From
there, you start issuing the commands on the page.


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