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:

Bash Upstream Fixes Patch - 55 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/7.3-rc1/bash-4.2-fixes-11.patch

MD5 sum: 366672f68e7cf214bdbef2ef14b13c23

Binutils Test Suite Patch - 2.0 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/7.3-rc1/binutils-2.23.1-testsuite_fix-1.patch

MD5 sum: cb47fae1bc572d45f4b0cff8ae8ecba8

Bzip2 Documentation Patch - 1.6 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/7.3-rc1/bzip2-1.0.6-install_docs-1.patch

MD5 sum: 6a5ac7e89b791aae556de0f745916f7f

Coreutils Internationalization Fixes Patch - 132 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/7.3-rc1/coreutils-8.21-i18n-1.patch

MD5 sum: ada0ea6e1c00c4b7e0d634f49827943e

Flex Regression Tests Patch - 2.8 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/7.3-rc1/flex-2.5.37-bison-2.6.1-1.patch

MD5 sum: d5b001ef9bdbbe32e2f27576d97d8ff0

Kbd Backspace/Delete Fix Patch - 12 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/7.3-rc1/kbd-1.15.5-backspace-1.patch

MD5 sum: f75cca16a38da6caa7d52151f7136895

Make Upstream Fixes Patch - 10 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/7.3-rc1/make-3.82-upstream_fixes-3.patch

MD5 sum: 95027ab5b53d01699845d9b7e1dc878d

Perl Libc Patch - 1.6 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/7.3-rc1/perl-5.16.2-libc-1.patch

MD5 sum: daf5c64fd7311e924966842680535f8f

Readline Upstream Fixes Patch - 1.3 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/7.3-rc1/readline-6.2-fixes-1.patch

MD5 sum: 3c185f7b76001d3d0af614f6f2cd5dfa

Total size of these patches: about 218.3 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.