wget/download utility

Rob Thornton rob_t at shaw.ca
Thu Nov 6 16:11:52 PST 2008

Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Rob Thornton wrote these words on 11/06/08 17:52 CST:
>> There may be good reason for this but after building LFS for the 3rd 
>> time, I've come to realize there's no direct method of building BLFS 
>> packages with the final LFS system. No method for downloading packages 
>> exist if you're not building from a host with the tools already available.
>> I built the system using the LFS CD on a PC with a clean HDD and had no 
>> method of acquiring wget, or any other package from BLFS, once I had 
>> booted the system into LFS. I had to re-boot the LFS 6.3 Live CD to 
>> acquire wget.
> FTP?
> If worse comes to worse, Anduin always has FTP sources available.
... oops. LOL, never mind.

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