source: clfs-embedded/BOOK/materials/common/creatingbuilddir.xml @ 998e944

Last change on this file since 998e944 was 998e944, checked in by Andrew Bradford <andrew@…>, 8 years ago

creatingbuilddir: Fix permissions wording

Ensure ${CLFS} has permissions that are *NOT* too restrictive.

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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 not too
23    restrictive such that you can write to it as a non-root user.</para>
24
25<screen><userinput>chmod 777 ${CLFS}</userinput></screen>
26
27  <para>Downloaded packages and patches will need to be stored somewhere
28  that is conveniently available throughout the entire build. A working
29  directory is also required to unpack the sources and build them.
30  <filename class="directory">${CLFS}/sources</filename> can be used both
31  as the place to store the tarballs and patches and as a working
32  directory.</para>
33
34  <para>Create a directory to store the sources:</para>
35
36<screen><userinput>mkdir -v ${CLFS}/sources</userinput></screen>
37
38</sect1>
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