New e2fsprogs

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Aug 26 16:58:53 PDT 2009


Greg Schafer wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Aug 2009 18:23:53 -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> 
>> A 32-bit libc is a consideration.  I don't know how to do that yet. 
> 
> I lied. It's actually 2 extra packages :-/
> 
> One needs to build a 32-bit libc in Ch 5 too (so that GCC can be multilib)
> 
> This is all covered in the DIY Refbuild (packages are out of date but the 
> build method is current).

I'll have to study that.  I don't know enough yet to ask good questions.

>> Looking at grub-0.97, it also
>> uses ncurses, so I think we'd need a 32bit version of that too.
> 
> Really? Not when I last looked.

bdubbs at lfs6:/usr/sbin$ ldd grub
         linux-gate.so.1 =>  (0xffffe000)
         libncurses.so.5 => /lib/libncurses.so.5 (0xb7efd000)
         libc.so.6 => /lib/libc.so.6 (0xb7ddc000)
         /lib/ld-linux.so.2 (0xb7f59000)

Looks like it needs it to me.

   -- Bruce



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