[lfs-support] can't compile gcc pass 1

Baho Utot baho-utot at columbus.rr.com
Sun Jan 6 05:54:58 PST 2013


Simon Geard wrote:
> On Sat, 2013-01-05 at 11:39 -0600, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> The idea of the script was that it should be short.  Generally the
>> problem is that the symlinks are not set and occasionally makeinfo is
>> not installed.  Rarely is the problem an out-of-date executable.
> My issue with the script isn't whether it's short or long - it's whether
> the reader understands that they need to read the script output, and
> check it against the list of requirements.
>
> As such, I'm not particularly in favour of making the script smart
> enough to do that checking for the reader. The reader *must* understand
> that doing an LFS build involves some thinking - that it's not just a
> bunch of stuff to copy-paste without understanding what they're doing.
>
> Simon.
>
>
I am better off not thinking.



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