[blfs-support] Bugs in BLFS Book

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 12:04:36 PDT 2012


Feuerbacher, Alan wrote:
> Bruce wrote:
>
>>> Just so we're on the same page, could you do the above and see what
>>> you get? Otherwise, we're getting inconsistent results from untarring
>>> the same sources.
>>
>> The book does say "Ensure you unpack both the source and documentation
>> tarballs before beginning the build"  That should be reworded.
>
> So are we getting the same results?

Depends on how you interpreted the statement above.  It was intended 
that you untar the docs before entering the package directory.  I've 
changed that to be more conventional so you enter the directory and then 
untar the docs with --strip-components=1

   -- Bruce








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