[Aboriginal] LFS 7.3 untested
rob at landley.net
Tue Mar 12 23:31:21 PDT 2013
On 03/12/2013 02:00:51 PM, prasanna balan wrote:
> I have completed porting LFS 7.3 on top of current control
Oh good. I downloaded the 7.3 files but haven't had time to look at
> The reason it's untested
> is because i have recently switched to gentoo and cannot
> determine qemu's use flags for
> this purpose.
QEMU's use flags for building it via emerge? Good luck. I just clone
the git repo (or download the release tarball) and do:
./configure --disable-werror && make -j 4 && make install
Outside of my host distro's package management. (It goes into
In any case, this should be testable in a chroot for i686 or x86_64. The
more/chroot_splice.sh wrapper sets up a chroot automatically (and
umounts the filesystems again when you exit). It can use either an hdc
or the directory of /mnt contents (which it --bind mounts read-only in
the chroot, but which you can change on the host and it'll see the
> If someone can enlighten me, it'll be good. ( I
> was earlier on arch but it got
> affected by a wontfix bug named systemd )
I need to do init in toybox, which means I need to read openrc and
upstart and runit and android's init and figure out what init should
_look_ like these days.
> I did this via mercurial queues. After enabling mercurial
> queues, just do :
> hg clone http://landley.net/hg/control-images
> cd control-images
> hg qinit -c
> cat >> .hg/patches/.hg/hgrc << EOF
> default = https://bitbucket.org/prazzb/control-images-patchset
> cd .hg/patches
> hg pull -u
> cd ../..
> hg qpush -a
> ./build.sh lfs-bootstrap
> I have also enabled udev. Only thing is I've not built glibc +
> tzdata like
> rob told me to do last time. Let me know if anything doesn't
In _theory_ now that uClibc is using TLS, glibc should build just fine.
I admit I haven't tried it in some time...
I'm up to my neck in a deadline at work, and trying to get the next
aboriginal linux release with the 3.8 kernel out, but I've put this
near the top of my todo list.
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