Ready for gcc-4 & cleaning up binutils source delete or not.

TheOldFellow theoldfellow at gmail.com
Sat Apr 16 13:00:01 PDT 2005


Jeremy Utley wrote:
> TheOldFellow wrote:
> 
>>
>> Fair comment.  My earlier posts in LFS-Support in reply to an OP who was
>> interested in gcc-4 had the links in.  But thanks for repeating them.
>> I'm attempting to stimulate some interest in moving LFS forwards.
>>  
>>
> It won't be long before LFS is far beyond Greg's build process.  Greg's
> still focusing on strictly x86 builds, LFS is on it's way to building on
> anything for anything with the integration of Ryan's cross-lfs scripts.
> 
>> I thing Greg's work deserves close examination - on more than the gcc-4
>> front.  And it does work.
>>  
>>
> I followed Greg's work for quite some time.  There's flaws in there, and
> they've been discussed on the LFS lists previously.
> 
>> Another good way to find out the reasoning behind his choices is to look
>> at the diy-linux-dev archives - very educational.
>>  
>>
> His archives also expose the fact that DIY is him alone - it's not a
> community thing - for that reason alone, LFS is the better project, IMHO.
> 
> J


Good comments Jeremy.

However it's the LFS new technology gestation period that gets me down.
     And I only have i686 boxes :-(

R.



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