CVS over SSH

Instead of connecting to a pserver CVS can be tunnelled through SSH to protect the versioned data.

Tar: Remove Leading Directory Names

Here is an example how to archive files removing leading directory names.

nl: Number Lines

It is often useful to use line numbered code to document the stuff you implemented. So instead of manually adding them or writing YALNT (yet another line numbering tools) you better use nl.

Cross Compiling Hint for Linux From Scratch has a new Maintainer

The crosscompiling hint is now maintained by Daniel Baumann.

Updated Cross Compiling Hint for Linux From Scratch to Version 2.1.6

I have updated the crosscompiling hint with the following:

  • fixed typo in toc
  • added workaround for a weird procps behaviour
  • added chapter for netkit-base 0.17

Stopped maintaining the Cross Compiling Hint for Linux From Scratch

I have stopped maintaining the crosscompiling hint for the Linux From Scratch project because I can no longer invest the time required to update and enhance the hint.

Updated Cross Compiling Hint for Linux From Scratch to Version 2.1.5

I have updated the crosscompiling hint with the following:

  • removed processor table
  • updated bin86 to 0.16.3
  • sync’d bzip2 with the book
  • fixed typo in man 1.5j
  • updated psmisc to 21
  • updated simpleinit to 1.1

Updated Cross Compiling Hint for Linux From Scratch to Version 2.1.4

I have updated the crosscompiling hint with the following:

  • corrected the toc and the bin86 heading as i forgot to update the version there after updating bin86 to 0.16.2
  • added AMD Athlon and Duron to the list of processor architectures
  • corrected processor architecture list (AMD K6* is i586)
  • updated lilo to 22.2
  • updated bin86 to 0.16.2
  • simplified kbd 1.06 commands
  • replaced the original uname hack kernel module with an easier to use by Yann Guidon

Updated Cross Compiling Hint for Linux From Scratch to Version 2.1.2

I have updated the crosscompiling hint with the following:

  • replaced bzip2 patch with sed
  • unified and condensed the changelog
  • reversed changelog; latest entry now at the top
  • added note about website
  • updated bzip2 to 1.0.2
  • added notes section
  • added man optimization
  • corrected perl targetting
  • corrected heading of sysvinit section

Updated Cross Compiling Hint for Linux From Scratch to Version 2.1

I have updated the crosscompiling hint with the following:

  • removed the uname hack
  • added targetting description for perl
  • added net-tools patch
  • added psmisc optimization
  • added note about packages which are left out
  • added optimization for bin86, lilo, sysvinit
  • added optimization for simpleinit, pam
  • added description of the traditional and the kernel module uname hack
  • added a table of intel architecture names
  • moved non-standard packages to separate chapter