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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3  "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
4  <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../general.ent">
5  %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-final-preps-creatingcrossdir">
9  <?dbhtml filename="creatingcrossdir.html"?>
10
11  <title>Creating the $LFS/cross-tools Directory</title>
12
13  <para>The cross-binutils and cross-compiler built in
14  <xref linkend="chapter-cross-tools"/> will be installed under
15  <filename class="directory">$LFS/cross-tools</filename> to keep them
16  separate from the host programs. The programs compiled here are
17  cross-tools and will not be a part of the final CLFS system or the
18  temp-system. By keeping these programs in a separate directory, they
19  can easily be discarded later after their use.</para>
20
21  <para>Create the required directory by running the following as
22  <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem>:</para>
23
24<screen><userinput>install -dv $LFS/cross-tools</userinput></screen>
25
26  <para>The next step is to create a <filename
27  class="symlink">/cross-tools</filename> symlink on the host system.
28  This will point to the newly-created directory on the CLFS partition.
29  Run this command as  <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> as well:</para>
30
31<screen><userinput>ln -sv $LFS/cross-tools /</userinput></screen>
32
33  <para>The symlink isn't technically necessary (though the book's
34  instructions do assume its existence), but is there mainly for
35  consistency (because /tools is also symlinked to $LFS/tools) and to
36  simplify the installation of the cross-compile tools.</para>
37
38</sect1>
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