[lfs-support] systemd build issues

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Oct 2 09:04:02 PDT 2016

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?

>> 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.

> 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 ;)

Modifications are not needed other than the packaging.  The systemd 
upstream package needs dependencies not in LFS to build the man pages. We 
repackage the tarball just to add the man pages and remove the dependency 
on xsltproc.

   -- Bruce

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