LFS6.5 - Chapter 6 stupid question

David Shaw dj.shaw at btconnect.com
Fri Feb 19 07:06:45 PST 2010


Aditya Bankar wrote:
>   
>> I am assuming that the process for building anything in chapter 6 is the 
>> same as for chapter 5 - unpack the files, cd into the new directory and 
>> proceed.  Correct?
>>     
>
>
> Mostly yes. The overall method of doing it in chapter 6 is similar to chapter 5. But, some configure options would be different. The --prefix would now not be equal to /tools anymore. You must always run the tests. Running tests was optional in chapter 5. Chapter 5 installed bare minimum packages to enable compilation of packages in chapter 6. In chapter 6 we install packages for the actual LFS system.
>
> -Aditya


Thanks for that reassurance, Aditya :-)  I shall now proceed with 
confidence,

David



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