[lfs-support] wget issue?

Jared lima jared.lima.alkali at gmail.com
Sat Oct 29 22:46:07 PDT 2016


when you extract the tzdata archive, is it okay to leave all the packaged
files all separate in the /sources folder? or do theyhave to be in their
own dedicated folder like all the other packages


On Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 6:03 PM, Ken Moffat <zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 12:02:25PM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> > Jared lima wrote:
> > > 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
> > > archives?
> >
> > Do not top post on this list.
> >
> > Yes, you need xz.  You have to have all the packages mentioned in the
> host
> > system requirements in section 2.2.
> >
> >   -- Bruce
> >
> And any recent version of tar should be able to extract .xz, .lzma,
> .bz2 or .gz tar files without decompressing the tarball first, so
>
> tar -xf /sources/something.tar.xz [ or tar -xvf to watch it. ]
>
> But you still need the relevant programs for tar to invoke.
>
> ĸen
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