[lfs-support] TzData2016f extracting question

Douglas R. Reno renodr2002 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 30 19:04:07 PDT 2016


On Sun, Oct 30, 2016 at 9:02 PM, Jared lima <jared.lima.alkali at gmail.com>
wrote:

> I have already asked this but i figured i should make a dedicated post for
> this, plus my question still hasnt exactly been answered
>
> Using LFS 7.10 stable,
>
> Chapter 5.3, the part where you extract all the downloaded packages before
> compiling.
>
> When i extract the tzdata2016f.tar.gz archive, it puts all the contents
> into the source directory /mnt/lfs/sources , aka the folder where all the
> downloaded packages are.
>
> it doesn't create its own "protected" directory for all the files like all
> the other packages make.
>
> so im a bit confused if thats normal or not.  i was told that the book
> extracts tzdata from within the glibc-2.24/build directory.
>
> so should i just move on, and let the extracted files rest inside the
> "root directory" of the location of all the extracted sources
> (/mnt/lfs/sources), or do i need to create a directory for tzdata2016f and
> change the permissions to what the others are?
>
>
> im sorry, this stuff is just a bit confusing to me.
>
>
Hello,

In the book, tzdata is installed as part of the glibc page. We assume that
you are in the glibc-(insert version here)/build directory when you unpack
that tarball. Yes, it is a separate package theoretically, but as far as I
understand, it made sense for us to keep it in that page.
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