[Clc-crux64] Re: Crux64

Predrag Ivanovic predivan at ptt.yu
Sat Jun 12 10:54:48 UTC 2004

On Sat, 12 Jun 2004 09:52:29 +0200
Jochem Kossen <jkossen at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> > 
> > About building Crux.. I had a quick look at Per's Makefile and saw words 
> > like bootstrap and stageX that reminded me of building Gentoo. I'm not a 
> > Makefile expert, but the file is easy to read and decipher. Would I be 
> > right in saying that building Crux basically entails "make bootstrap" and 
> > then trying to fix up the compile errors associated with x86_64? I'd like 
> > to give this a go after the exam period when I'm hibernating.
> Not sure about this, this is my first effort at porting to another arch.
> My idea was to build the base ports on a distro, pkgadd them in a
> chroot, and in that chroot run the make bootstrap. Otherwise you'd have
> everything compiled against libraries from the host distribution...
That's what Per's makefile does:
builds packages for chroot on host sytem
makes chroot
bootstraps the system in 2 stages,recompiling all packages twice
against libs from chroot.
I'm sure you can modify it to suit your needs.

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