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Major setback

Posted 09-11-2012 at 10:14 PM by ReaperX7

Due to my eyes not being what they used to after years of straining them in dark rooms with poor lighting and trying to work effectively, I've developed a lot of floaters (random bits floating in the eye's vitreous fluid) and have trouble focusing sharply.

Today I royally fucked up by LFS-7.2 install and I had just gotten to the actual installation of the system and was at the part where you install glibc the first time and reconfigure the tools for the temp system. I entered the...
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LFS 7.2 progression report 1

Posted 09-10-2012 at 06:46 PM by ReaperX7

I made it to Grep-2.14 today and so far everything is compiling correctly and no problems that can't be solved are halting the effort.

I did run into one problem today with binutils-2.22 second pass, in which I had to remove the binutils-build directory and all files before it would build for the second pass. Not bad, but this wasn't in the documentation. There should be some added hints to remove/delete or clean up old workspaces and directories for multiple passthroughs for compiling,...
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LFS 7.2 started.

Posted 09-10-2012 at 02:18 AM by ReaperX7
Updated 09-10-2012 at 02:21 AM by ReaperX7

Just got to section 5.8 of the LFS handbook, "Binutils-2.22 Pass 2", and save-stated my Virtual machine. Everything is slowly coming together.

I have a sizable build tomorrow with "GCC-4.7.1 Pass 2" and finishing the rest of the Temporary system, but I should be able to get it all done.

I started off using Slackware64 13.37 as my base platform, which turned out to be a nice platform to start with as all the tools are included by default with the...
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