x86_64 build what to use LFS or CLFS

Luca Dionisi luca.dionisi at gmail.com
Fri Oct 13 09:24:01 PDT 2006

On 10/13/06, Andrei A. Voropaev <av at simcon-mt.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 13, 2006 at 04:48:45PM +0200, kriss wrote:
> > hi
> >
> > >
> > >LFS cannot be used to build a 64-bit system. You must use CLFS.
> > >
> > >I didn't know it. Where in the book is it pointed out?
> > it should be mentionned on the project page
> > http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/
> Hm. I've used LFS to build my system. The  "5.2. Toolchain Technical Notes"
> gives introductory description of the differences. The rest of stuff
> like '/lib64' instead of '/lib' came from tips.

Indeed, what that chapter says about 64 bit processors, is not much.

> AFAIK CLFS shall be used if the host system is 32 bit and target system is 64
> bit, because that is not a native build.

But, CLFS says:
> The one "flaw" in LFS is that it has always been based on an x86 class processor.
>  [....] the x86-only LFS is no longer ideal.

So, what is true?


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