[lfs-support] wget issue?

Jared lima jared.lima.alkali at gmail.com
Fri Oct 28 09:47:28 PDT 2016

i have solved my problem thank you guys.  so all the packages that we need
to compile (the.. 80 or so archives) are available as one tarball? and i
wouldnt have to worry about using the unxz command on the few tar.xz

On Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 12:55 PM, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:

> Jared lima wrote:
>> In the pdf file of the book, version 7-10systemd. i am attempting to build
>> linux from Ubuntu 16.10, 32 bit.
>> im in Part 2, chapter 3.1, trying to run the command "wget
>> --input-file=wget-list --continue --directory-prefix=$LFS/sources"
> One consistent error we see is that $LFS is not defined for the user doing
> an operation.  Be sure that is set.  Also make sure the permissions for the
> $LFS/sources directory are correct for the user doing the wget command.
> im unable to provide the output of the command because im not home, however
>> it does tell me (from what i can remember), that "wget-list" is an invalid
>> URL?
>> ill give the output when i can.  i was able to find the link to the list
>> of
>> all the download websites for the packages, and when i put the first link
>> in, in place of wget-list in the command, it returns with a loop of stuff
>> and it says that file can not be found and a 404 error.  i am able to
>> visit
>> the link and get the package downloaded that way.
> Depending on what version of the book you are using, you can get all the
> packages in a single tar file:
> ftp://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/lfs/lfs-packages/
> If you are using the development version of the book, you will need to
> download the packages individually.  Note that starting with the 7.10
> stable release, all the packages for both sysv and systemd versions of the
> book are consolidated in one tarball.
>   -- Bruce
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