Planning for Cross-LFS/Multi-Architecture 7.x Release

Jim Gifford lfs at
Mon Apr 18 16:10:16 PDT 2005

Bruce Dubbs wrote:

>Jim Gifford wrote:
>>We will no longer be doing a chroot, since we are going to be booting
>>into a working Linux with enough tools to build what we need, this could
>>be a plus for those who want a more minimal system and an easy way to
>>get rid of the tools directory.
>I have a major problem with this approach being the only one in the
>book.  We are no longer able to build a system remotely.  When we
>brought up anduin, we had (and still have) no physical access to the
>system.  Under the methodology you are proposing, this will no longer be
>I don't have a problem with putting this technology into the book, but
>removing substantial functionality is a mistake.
>  -- Bruce
Actually Bruce,
    There may be a simple resolution, since in the MIPS build and some 
of the other architecture that don't have keyboards and mice, we had to 
add SSL, and SSH. We could add them to the BOOK as core packages.

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