Chapter 6 Coreutils installation

Robert Connolly robert at
Sun Oct 12 09:27:20 PDT 2008

On Sunday October 12 2008 12:05:48 pm Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Robert Connolly wrote these words on 10/12/08 10:59 CST:
> > Because the Coreutils test suite has a lot of dependencies.
> Not trying to be rude, Robert, but I don't understand what you mean.
> If the test suite has lots of dependencies, then it would be *later*
> in the build, right?
> I'm wondering why it is so *early* in the build.

Yes, sorry, I understood your question in reverse.

There may not be a technical reason for installing Coreutils early, just that 
it's one of the most heavily used packages.

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