3.3. Needed Patches

In addition to the packages, several patches are also required. These patches correct any mistakes in the packages that should be fixed by the maintainer. The patches also make small modifications to make the packages easier to work with. The following patches will be needed to build an LFS system:

Bzip2 Documentation Patch - 1.6 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.8/bzip2-1.0.6-install_docs-1.patch

MD5 sum: 6a5ac7e89b791aae556de0f745916f7f

Coreutils Internationalization Fixes Patch - 120 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.8/coreutils-8.10-i18n-1.patch

MD5 sum: 28895e1112835ca04119158d1883a6d5

Coreutils Uname Patch - 1.6 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.8/coreutils-8.10-uname-1.patch

MD5 sum: 500481b75892e5c07e19e9953a690e54

Dejagnu Consolidated Patch - 6 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.8/dejagnu-1.4.4-consolidated-1.patch

MD5 sum: b9949a8abcc210d1dc9cdda06821c199

Flex GCC-4.4.x Patch - 1 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.8/flex-2.5.35-gcc44-1.patch

MD5 sum: ad9109820534278c6dd0898178c0788f

GCC Startfiles Fix Patch - 1.5 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.8/gcc-4.5.2-startfiles_fix-1.patch

MD5 sum: 799ef1971350d2e3c794f2123f247cc6

Glibc GCC Build Fix Patch - 2.5 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.8/glibc-2.13-gcc_fix-1.patch

MD5 sum: d1f28cb98acb9417fe52596908bbb9fd

Kbd Backspace/Delete Fix Patch - 12 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.8/kbd-1.15.2-backspace-1.patch

MD5 sum: f75cca16a38da6caa7d52151f7136895

Patch Testsuite Fix Patch - 1 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.8/patch-2.6.1-test_fix-1.patch

MD5 sum: c51e1a95bfc5310635d05081472c3534

Perl Libc Patch - 1 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.8/perl-5.12.3-libc-1.patch

MD5 sum: 800dfd3c9618731ee5cf57f77a7942b4

Procps HZ Errors Patch - 2.3 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.8/procps-3.2.8-fix_HZ_errors-1.patch

MD5 sum: 2ea4c8e9a2c2a5a291ec63c92d7c6e3b

Procps Watch Patch - 3.5 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.8/procps-3.2.8-watch_unicode-1.patch

MD5 sum: cd1a757e532d93662a7ed71da80e6b58

Total size of these patches: about 154 KB

In addition to the above required patches, there exist a number of optional patches created by the LFS community. These optional patches solve minor problems or enable functionality that is not enabled by default. Feel free to peruse the patches database located at http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/downloads/ and acquire any additional patches to suit your system needs.