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 - 15 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/development/bash-4.3.30-upstream_fixes-3.patch

MD5 sum: e183ab08f0a51a7c5a2e974eb1ecbc46

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 - 146 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/development/coreutils-8.25-i18n-2.patch

MD5 sum: c6334ed5b03062ef7e9649e8ceb2cfc1

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

Readline Upstream Fixes Patch - 8 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/development/readline-6.3-upstream_fixes-3.patch

MD5 sum: 6b0d9f4e79319d56a7fee9b35e5cfd1b

Total size of these patches: about 186.8 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.