[lfs-support] TzData2016f extracting question

Jared lima jared.lima.alkali at gmail.com
Sun Oct 30 19:05:53 PDT 2016


okay, but when i ran the wget-list command to download all the packages in
a previous chapter, it downloaded a "tzdata2016f.tar.gz" archive.  do i
ignore the archive thats all by itsself or what?

On Mon, Oct 31, 2016 at 2:04 AM, Douglas R. Reno <renodr2002 at gmail.com>
wrote:

>
>
> 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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