[lfs-support] TzData2016f extracting question

Jared lima jared.lima.alkali at gmail.com
Sun Oct 30 19:13:16 PDT 2016


okay so do i uncompress and extract it anyways? also ialready did the
glibc-2.24 archive and there isnt a /build directory in it... does that get
created at a later time?

On Mon, Oct 31, 2016 at 2:10 AM, Douglas R. Reno <renodr2002 at gmail.com>
wrote:

>
>
> On Sun, Oct 30, 2016 at 9:09 PM, Jared lima <jared.lima.alkali at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> ok, so when i run that command, i should expect the creation of a folder
>> containing the contents like what the other packages make?
>>
>> because when i ran the command to extract a tar.gz file, this archive
>> dumped all the contents into the "root directory" for /sources.  it didn't
>> create its own folder.
>>
>> On Mon, Oct 31, 2016 at 2:07 AM, Douglas R. Reno <renodr2002 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sun, Oct 30, 2016 at 9:05 PM, Jared lima <jared.lima.alkali at gmail.com
>>> > wrote:
>>>
>>>> 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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>>> tzdata2016f is a separate file archive. We use that "tar -xf ..."
>>> command to untar it.
>>>
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> When you decompress that package, because of the way that it is created,
> it does not create a separate directory. Our instructions have it unpacked
> in the "glibc-2.24/build" directory.
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