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Creating of CLFS Native Structure

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3  "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4  <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5  %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-temp-system-introduction">
9  <?dbhtml filename="introduction.html"?>
10
11  <title>Introduction</title>
12
13  <para>This chapter shows how to compile and install a minimal Linux
14  system. This system will contain just enough tools to start
15  constructing the final CLFS system in <xref
16  linkend="chapter-building-system"/> and allow a working environment
17  with more user convenience than a minimum environment would.</para>
18
19  <para>The tools in this chapter are cross-compiled using the toolchain in
20  <filename class="directory">/cross-tools</filename> and will be installed under the
21  <filename class="directory">${CLFS}/tools</filename> directory to keep
22  them separate from the files installed in <xref
23  linkend="chapter-building-system"/> and the host production directories.
24  Since the packages compiled here are temporary, we do not want them to
25  pollute the soon-to-be CLFS system.</para>
26
27  <para>Check one last time that the <envar>CLFS</envar> environment
28  variable is set up properly:</para>
29
30<screen><userinput>echo ${CLFS}</userinput></screen>
31
32  <para>Make sure the output shows the path to the CLFS partition's mount
33  point, which is <filename class="directory">/mnt/clfs</filename>, using
34  our example.</para>
35
36  <para>During this section of the build you will see several WARNING
37  messages like the one below. It is safe to ignore these messages.</para>
38
39<screen><computeroutput>configure: WARNING: If you wanted to set the --build type, don't use --host.
40    If a cross compiler is detected then cross compile mode will be used.</computeroutput></screen>
41
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43</sect1>
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