LFS-3.2-RC1 extraneous glibc text in gcc (ch06)

Ken Moffat ken at kenmoffat.uklinux.net
Wed Feb 20 14:50:15 PST 2002

Wow, sorry again. I guess that's what happens when you leave the book in a
tty1 session (on lynx) while you're dialled in, and let iptables start
writing error messages at the bottom of the screen.


On Tue, 19 Feb 2002, Gerard Beekmans wrote:

> On Sun, Feb 17, 2002 at 07:48:11PM +0000, Ken Moffat wrote:
> > At least in the html version of the book, after the heading 'Installation
> > of GCC' the first half of the paragraph talks about glibc options, from
> > "-mcpu options). Glibc is best left alone" to "-mcpu options)." 
> > 
> > Looks like maybe something in the mark up has got broken, it reads as if
> > the first '-mcpu' belongs to an unknown package's comment, and the second
> > belongs to glibc, and only then does the gcc text begin ?
> I'm afraid I'm not seeing what you mean.
> chapter 06-gcc doens't mention Glibc anywhere.
> Here's the text as it appears in the xml files:
> <sect2>
> <title>Installation of GCC</title>
> <para>This package is known to behave badly when you have changed its
> default
> optimization flags (including the -march and -mcpu options). GCC is best
> left alone, so we recommend you unsetting CFLAGS, CXXFLAGS and other
> such variables/settings that would change the default optimization that
> it comes with.</para>
> <para>Install GCC by running the following commands. These commands will
> build
> the C and C++ compiler. Other compilers are available within the gcc
> package. If you want to build all the other available compilers too,
> leave out the --enable-languages=c,c++ option in the configure command.
> See the GCC documentation for more details on which additional compilers
> are available.</para>
> <para>Note: the build of other compilers is not tested by the people
> who actively work on LFS.</para>
> ----- installation commands here -----

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