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 - 24 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/development/bash-4.2-fixes-5.patch

MD5 sum: 9bc1f8468d13745cd05d4ecade8582ea

Binutils Build Fix Patch - 1.4 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/development/binutils-2.22-build_fix-1.patch

MD5 sum: ddc5a9a170ed6ba23b8eb7d808e609ee

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 - 123 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/development/coreutils-8.16-i18n-1.patch

MD5 sum: d48bbb0a7f9d8effd975aa9cef9436ce

Flex GCC-4.4.x Patch - 1 KB:

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

MD5 sum: ad9109820534278c6dd0898178c0788f

Glibc GCC Fix Patch - 2.5 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/development/glibc-2.15-gcc_fix-1.patch

MD5 sum: d1f28cb98acb9417fe52596908bbb9fd

Kbd Backspace/Delete Fix Patch - 12 KB:

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

MD5 sum: f75cca16a38da6caa7d52151f7136895

MPFR Fixes Patch - 17 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/development/mpfr-3.1.0-fixes-1.patch

MD5 sum: 6a1a0be6f2326e237ce27a0254e360a5

Patch Testsuite Fix Patch - 1 KB:

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

MD5 sum: c51e1a95bfc5310635d05081472c3534

Perl Libc Patch - 1 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/development/perl-5.14.2-libc-1.patch

MD5 sum: 23682f20b6785e97f99d33be7719c9d6

Perl Security Patch - 1 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/development/perl-5.14.2-security_fix-1.patch

MD5 sum: 7fa3e7e11fecf9d75f65452d700c3dd5

Procps HZ Errors Patch - 2.3 KB:

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

MD5 sum: cd1a757e532d93662a7ed71da80e6b58

Readline Upstream Fixes Patch - 1.3 KB:

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

MD5 sum: 3c185f7b76001d3d0af614f6f2cd5dfa

Shadow nscd Patch - 1.1 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/development/shadow-4.1.5-nscd-1.patch

MD5 sum: 6fd6a209c1aa623bad913fcff20b7d8e

Total size of these patches: about 193.7 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.