upgrading glibc?

Declan Moriarty junk_mail at iol.ie
Wed Aug 24 15:11:25 PDT 2005


Recently, Somebody Somewhere wrote these words
> Declan Moriarty stated:
> > Why not upgrade? With alfs, the lfs section of the build can be
> > fairly painless.
> 
> OK, so how does one upgrade an LFS system? Is it as 'simple' as
> creating /lfs on the system, doing the build chrooted there, and then
> going to single user mode and moving everything from /lfs/* to / ?
> 
> Thanks in advance guys. These lists/books fscking rock!  -- Douglas J

The alfs profiles take you from chapter 5 to about chapter 8 or 9. The
steps are

1. Install nALFS - a small executable requiring libxml2

2. wipe your partition (It likes to make the dirs) or move everything to
non standard places, and proceed up to compiles ($LFS mounted, etc.)

3. Stick the profile in your old system, and configure it (edit one
config file)

4. Use the wget.lfs script to get the packages
Usage ./wget.blfs <destination dri, e.g. /usr/src> <url_list>

5. When thoseare downloaded, just start the thing, and everything gets
compiled.
-- 

	With best Regards,


	Declan Moriarty.



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