[lfs-support] systemd build issues

Pierre Labastie pierre.labastie at neuf.fr
Sun Oct 2 04:44:42 PDT 2016

On 02/10/2016 12:28, Frans de Boer wrote:
> On 02-10-16 11:35, Pierre Labastie wrote:
>> On 02/10/2016 10:25, Frans de Boer wrote:
>>> LS,
>>> Chapter 6 contains directions to build systemd. Two issues:
>>> 1 - "configure" is not yet available, one has to run ./autogen.sh first.
>>> 2 - at some point xsltproc is needed, but not found.
>>> Am I missing something or is this not yet tested by others?
>>> --- Frans.
>> Hi Frans,
>> For 1 - I just untarred systemd-231 (used in both stable and development LFS):
>> configure is available... Have you downloaded systemd using the link in the
>> book (from anduin.linuxfromscratch.org)?
>> For 2 - the instructions tell to create a config.cache file. This should allow
>> to work around a missing xsltproc.
>> Pierre
> 1 - No, I use the systemd-231 from the systemd project site, not the anduin.....
> IMO, if modifications are needed to the original, it should have been
> mentioned in the book itself. After all, the purpose is to learn ;)
> 2 - Of course, I did created the config.cache but the building stops because
> xsltproc is not to be found in the build lfs system.
> Which build should have created the xsltproc program?
> By the way, I am only using the development book(s).
> --- Frans.

I think the LFS systemd devs generate configure from stock systemd and store
the package with generated configure on anduin. Whether they make other
changes to disable xsltproc seeking, I do not know.


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