[lfs-support] Differenfe Between the GCC of Chapter 5 and the one of Chapter 6

Douglas R. Reno renodr2002 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 17:38:31 PDT 2016


On Mon, Oct 31, 2016 at 7:37 PM, Michele Bucca <michele.bucca at gmail.com>
wrote:

>
> >>
> >> On Tuesday, 1 November 2016, Michele Bucca <michele.bucca at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> > The cross-toolchain is extremely stripped down, and doesn't include
> several libraries that many packages will need to compile. It is also setup
> for a different target - we do that to isolate the final system from the
> host and ensure that there are no dependencies on libraries from the host.
> >>>
> >>> Can These libraries that are not included  be added later and built
> separately?
> >>
> >> I have never tried, but I would say it would require a lot of
> customisation, basically I would say it is so hard, but probably possible.
> You would need to edit current binaries, adjust config, and if you want to
> delete /tools, well you get the idea.
> >>
> >>
> >
> > I think that it would take more time to accomplish this than it would to
> complete the entirety of Chapter 6 w/out tests.
>
> Ok, is there a way to stop the compile process and resume it later, eg the
> next day? I can't leave my laptop on for 8 hours
>
I think that it is possible.

Ctrl-C it and then run "make" again later. I've done it, but I don't recall
the safety of the endeavor. I know it worked at one time though.
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