Section 5.7

elmarsa dice elmarsadice at yahoo.com
Thu May 4 10:37:50 PDT 2006



--- Chris Staub <chris at beaker67.com> wrote:

> elmarsa dice wrote:
> >> Please read section 5.1 carefully. It tells you that all
> >> package 
> >> installation instructions assume that you have unpacked the
> >> source 
> >> tarball and entered the source dir.
> > 
> > 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.  In
> > section 5.7 it is not clear to me into which $LFS directory I
> > should cp the source.  Section 5.l implies it is the $LFS/tools
> > directory but to me this is not clear.  This is where I need the
> > clarification.  Any clarification is appreciated.
> > 
> 
> It doesn't really matter where you put the sources. However they
> should 
> certainly be somewhere on $LFS so that they will available after
> you 
> chroot. Also, the book *does* give a specific recommendation - 
> $LFS/sources. Please look at section 3.1.

Chris,  thank you.  Missed the significance completely.  I'm on my
way again. (I hope)
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