Why building Toolchain

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 09:10:25 PDT 2009

Amir Khezrian wrote:
> hello
> I have some questions about the procedure of making LFS system?
> I have not undrestood why we need toolchain to build the actual LFS system .
> If the reason for building toolchain is just the tools that we need to build
> the LFS system, like compiler ,Why we don't use the host system's tools ?
> And is it possible to use the host system's tools to building actual LFS
> system ,instead of building a toolchain or creating new environment?

It is done to ensure that nothing from the host system is incorporated into the 
LFS system.

   -- Bruce

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