Util-Linux _NG 2.16-rc2
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Jul 14 12:37:20 PDT 2009
> Hey lfs-dev,
> I just ran through the development chapter 5 without any problems.
> Just on the subject of util-linux-ng, there's this small section in
> chapter 5 near the bottom:
> Install the shared libraries required by E2fsprogs:
> make -C shlibs/uuid install
> make -C shlibs/blkid install
> Since e2fsprogs is no longer installed in chapter 5, and util-linux-ng
> is built right before e2fsprogs in chapter 6, I think it's safe to
> remove this.
Now that you point this out, I'm not sure any of the programs in util-linux-ng
are needed in Chapter 6 before we get to the final installation of util-linux-ng.
The programs are mount, umount, more, and mkswap. The only thing I can think of
that needs more is if the user is looking at man pages, but we don't install
man-db until after util-linux-ng. The other three are not needed by us within
the chroot environment, but may be needed in one or more of the test programs.
So now the question arises: Do we need util-linux-ng in Chapter 5?
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