Building BLFS Stuff in Chroot (was: Problem on installing Xorg)

Kevin Jordan kmj7777 at
Fri Aug 19 00:41:32 PDT 2005

On 8/19/05, Uli Fahrenberg <uli at> wrote:
> OK this might just be urban legend, but I've always thought that if the
> kernel you've installed in chroot is different from the one on the host,
> you'll run into trouble with stuff that wants to use kernel headers.
> Maybe this is moot now that everything uses the sanitised headers, and if
> so, I'll shut up.
> Cheers,
> Uli
> --
> Uli Fahrenberg --
> GETCO 2005 --
I don't see how this would be in the chroot environment unless
something slipped in from the host environment (which shouldn't be in
a good LFS build).  I've successfully built things such as X in a
chroot environment.

Kevin Jordan

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