source: clfs-embedded/BOOK/materials/common/creatingbuilddir.xml @ 94e2400

Last change on this file since 94e2400 was 94e2400, checked in by Andrew Bradford <andrew@…>, 9 years ago

Use ${CLFS}/cross-tools/${CLFS_TARGET} as sysroot dir

BUG: This uses ${CLFS_TARGET} before it is exported within materials
chapter for creating the sysroot directory!

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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-materials-creatingbuilddir">
9  <?dbhtml filename="creatingbuilddir.html"?>
10
11  <title>Creating Build and Sources Directories</title>
12
13  <para> Create a directory for the CLFS build (the exact location is up to
14    you): </para>
15
16<screen><userinput>mkdir -p /mnt/clfs</userinput></screen>
17
18  <para>Assign it to the <envar>CLFS</envar> environment variable:</para>
19
20<screen><userinput>export CLFS=/mnt/clfs</userinput></screen>
21
22  <para>Ensure that this new directory has permissions that are too restrictive
23    such that you can write to it as a non-root user.</para>
24
25<screen><userinput>chmod 777 ${CLFS}</userinput></screen>
26
27  <para>Create a sysroot directory which will be used when building the cross
28    compiler and link its <filename class="directory">usr</filename> directory
29    to itself such that everything installs to the sysroot:</para>
30
31<screen><userinput>mkdir -p ${CLFS}/cross-tools/${CLFS_TARGET}
32  ln -sfv . ${CLFS}/cross-tools/${CLFS_TARGET}/usr</userinput></screen>
33
34  <para>Downloaded packages and patches will need to be stored somewhere
35  that is conveniently available throughout the entire build. A working
36  directory is also required to unpack the sources and build them.
37  <filename class="directory">${CLFS}/sources</filename> can be used both
38  as the place to store the tarballs and patches and as a working
39  directory.</para>
40
41  <para>Create a directory to store the sources:</para>
42
43<screen><userinput>mkdir -v ${CLFS}/sources</userinput></screen>
44
45</sect1>
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