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LFS is a project that provides you with the steps necessary to build your own custom Linux system.


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Old 10-12-2005, 12:38 AM   #1
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is there book which explains LFS?

e.x. why should we build glibc and many times?

is there any book which explains every step in detail ?

Old 10-12-2005, 01:41 AM   #2
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did you read the LFS book?? it explains why glibc, binutils, and gcc needs to be rebuilt more than once--

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Old 10-12-2005, 02:06 AM   #3
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yes, I read it, but still I can not understand it.
Old 10-12-2005, 08:30 AM   #4
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Then perhaps you're not ready for it yet?

How long have you been using:
  • GNU/Linux?
  • Any unix?

Have you tried any other distros?
Old 10-13-2005, 12:47 PM   #5
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Linux from scratch is being build with a toolchain, a toolchain is a set of tools, like gcc and binutils, then you if you have a toolchain then you have them to build again with the toolchain.
thats why the directory is called tools, it's simple.


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