jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Aug 7 20:06:43 PDT 2004
On Sat, 2004-08-07 at 22:12 -0500, Kendrick wrote:
> Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> > As mentioned in another part of this thread, I think I'd focus on
> > using the uClibc/busybox "buildroot" package to build a root
> > filesystem that would have what's needed to build LFS. I don't know
> > whether it's actually possible to build LFS from a uClibc host, there
> > was a report on another LFS list that someone was having trouble with it.
> > If uClibc doesn't work, then certainly putting busybox into the
> > initial system image would cover pretty much all the bases. So you'd
> > have /usr, /bin, /sbin, /etc containing only busybox-provided bits and
> > pieces (statically linked against uClibc, but no uClibc files present)
> > along with nALFS, and /tools with a complete chapter 5 built ready for
> > the chapter 6 chroot command.
> evandius from irc had the original uclibc howto/hint for lfs and droped
> it after a little while due to some major headaches he was having with
> it. I dont think we could use it for a lfs base unfortunatly. It may
> have changed but i doulbt it. it may compile for lfs but I dont think
> glibc will from it or some other crucail stuff.
I'm looking into this. I'm basically building a test setup here at home
to see what exactly would be necessary to get a system with *nothing*
booted and started on an automated install. I'll keep you informed.
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