Building LFS 6.5 on Ubuntu
duncan.baynes at operand.com.au
Wed Aug 19 19:53:55 PDT 2009
On Wed, 2009-08-19 at 21:43 -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Just a note to document my experience with building LFS on Ubuntu.
> First I ran through the requirements for 'Host System Requirements' and
> installed several packages and changed symlinks to conform to what we need.
> Then I tried to use jhalfs -- oops, no ncurses. In addition, apt-get install
> ncurses says it's not found... So I tried to build it from source. It failed.
> After looking around, I figured out that Ubuntu was missing g++ (it had gcc).
> I think it's pretty lame to include gcc without g++.
> In any case, I got ncurses built and jhalfs is now busily building LFS.
> It will be interesting to see the results. This is a 32-bit version on the same
> box I did a 64-bit version earlier. I want to compare the results. I'll report
> back when I'm done.
> One thing I can report now is that 1 SBU is 94 seconds. Compare to 91 seconds
> for the 64-bit version. I'm still not convinced that 64-bits is a significant
> advantage unless you need address space greater than 4G.
> -- Bruce
One of the first things I do on a fresh Ubuntu install is:
sudo apt-get install build-essential
sudo apt-get install libncurses5-dev texinfo gawk bison
That adds most of the dependancies.
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