[lfs-support] Packages Dependency Graph

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Jun 10 12:24:15 PDT 2012


Yasser Zamani wrote:
> Hi there,
> 
> Any one have the LFS's required package's dependency graph? e.g. by 
> seeing the graph I'll know what packages will be failed if I skip 
> installing "5.21. Gawk-4.0.1" (by trying I found out "6.9. 
> Glibc-2.15"'s configure will fail) and etc.

Take a look at
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/development/appendices/dependencies.html

It basically describes a graph.

> Actually I want to know how I can achieve a minimum LFS? e.g. I tried
>  and discovered that I can skip installing "5.30. Tar-1.26". However
>  after this we can not untar the packages in section 6 after chroot;
>  but this problem can be resolved by untaring packages via another 
> console using the host's tar!

The better way is to build the system and then delete what you don't
want.  For instance, after a build, you don't need gcc, but it would be
difficult to build new packages,

   -- Bruce



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