LFS-6.5 RC2 plans

Rabbit rabbit8888 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 02:29:31 PDT 2009


Comments in quatation marks.
> On Tue, 28 Jul 2009 17:20:32 -0500, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > I don't understand the change.
> > 
> >   Unpack the Binutils
> >   sources and run the script: <userinput>./config.guess</userinput> and
> > note
> >   the output. For example, for a modern 32-bit Intel processor the
> >   old - output will likely be
> > <emphasis>i686-pc-linux-gnu</emphasis>.</para>
> >   new - output will likely be
> > <emphasis>i686-lfs-linux-gnu</emphasis>.</ we shoulypara>
"Me too, but I think we should use just only use i686-pc-linux-gnu
because I think it doesn't make sense to use i686-pc-lfs-gnu."
> > 
> > Since when will it be i686-lfs-linux-gnu?  It's not that way for me on an
> > older LFS.  On an LFS 6.5 system it IS that way.  We need to explain why the
> > user may see different values in the 2nd position.
> > 
> > Yes, it has to do with the LFS_TGT variable set in .bashrc, but that's not
> > explained.
> It's kind of implied by:
> 
> "Binutils installs its assembler and linker in two locations, /tools/bin and
> /tools/$LFS_TGT/bin."
> 
> But maybe that's a little too subtle?  See below why that might be enough
> though.
> 
> > On the host system, it almost certainly won't be i686-lfs-linux-gnu
> > unless it is a more recent LFS system.
> 
> Yup, my search & replace foo was a bit too eager here.  Fixed in the
> updated patch, now on the ticket.  So, the target-triplet in the
> information box will read 'i686-pc-linux-gnu' as that's the most
> common triplet for our current target audience.  Everywhere else will
> read 'i686-lfs-linux-gnu' as that's what's set in LFS_TGT.
> 
> > Also the patch that changes line 128 uses i686-pc-linux-gnu in the
> > example.
> 
> Also fixed up, thanks for the review!
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Matt.
> 
> 
> 
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