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:

Bc Memory Leak Patch - 1.4 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/development/bc-1.06.95-memory_leak-1.patch

MD5 sum: 877e81fba316fe487ec23501059d54b8

Bzip2 Documentation Patch - 1.6 KB:

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

MD5 sum: 6a5ac7e89b791aae556de0f745916f7f

Coreutils Internationalization Fixes Patch - 168 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/development/coreutils-8.26-i18n-1.patch

MD5 sum: e1f87b10b23d66344e5e99e7fabfa7a2

Glibc FHS Patch - 2.8 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/development/glibc-2.24-fhs-1.patch

MD5 sum: 9a5997c3452909b1769918c759eff8a2

Kbd Backspace/Delete Fix Patch - 12 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/development/kbd-2.0.3-backspace-1.patch

MD5 sum: f75cca16a38da6caa7d52151f7136895

Sysvinit Consolidated Patch - 3.9 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/development/sysvinit-2.88dsf-consolidated-1.patch

MD5 sum: 0b7b5ea568a878fdcc4057b2bf36e5cb

Total size of these patches: about 189.7 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.