[Clfs-support] a strategy question

Joshua Murphy poisonbl at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 13:37:59 PST 2012

On Sun, Nov 18, 2012 at 7:24 AM, Jorge Almeida <jjalmeida at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 18, 2012 at 11:51 AM, code monkey <lfscodemonkey at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I can't answer the eglibc static question but I can say that in my
>> experience, newer tools chains usually work.   Sometimes you have to
>> tweak -Werror flags to get it to build with the newer tools (since
>> newer tools sometimes find new warnings...) but that is the only
>> problem that I have run into.
> I already ran into problems yesterday, when trying to compile m4 (some header
> file not found). Googling suggested that it had to do with the version of
> glibc, but no solution. I once used the LFS livecd to extract the fs image and
> then chroot to use it as host. If the LFS site would provide some images of
> systems known to work as hosts, it would solve this kind of problem, but of
> course it would be more overhead for the devs (much lighter than keeping a live
> CD, though).
> Thanks
> Jorge Almeida

I've had luck in the past with using a chroot into a Gentoo Stage3 for
the host, but the oldest I see a mirror of [1] is Glibc-2.14 based,
making it a step beyond what CLFS 1.2.0 lists as tested. Still might
be worth a shot, given the fact that it's a quick, pre-built, solid

[1] http://gentoo.mirrors.tds.net/gentoo/releases/x86/autobuilds/20120710/stage3-i686-20120710.tar.bz2

Poison [BLX]
Joshua M. Murphy

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