[lfs-dev] Putting a copy util-linux in /tools

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat Jan 18 15:45:29 PST 2014


Armin K. wrote:

>> I'm glad you reminded me of that.  I suppose I could avoid a lot of
>> changes if we made the symlinks, including one for
>> /usr/include/{blkid,uuid}/. I'll keep investigating.
>>
>
> You don't really want to do this. If /usr/include/blkid is a symlink to
> /tools/include/blkid, make install in chapter6 might install the headers
> in /tools and that's not what we want. Furthermore, make install might
> fail because it wants to create a directory but there's a symlink in
> place. Special case is just to symlink the header files if there aren't
> many to a directory in /usr/include.

Yes, I thought about that.  An easy solution would be to just remove the 
symlinks just before the install phase of util-linux.

   -- Bruce







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