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 - 56 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/7.5/bash-4.2-fixes-12.patch

MD5 sum: 419f95c173596aea47a23d922598977a

Bzip2 Documentation Patch - 1.6 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/7.5/bzip2-1.0.6-install_docs-1.patch

MD5 sum: 6a5ac7e89b791aae556de0f745916f7f

Coreutils Internationalization Fixes Patch - 140 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/7.5/coreutils-8.22-i18n-4.patch

MD5 sum: 54c99871cd0ca20f29bdc9462e27f0df

Glibc FHS Patch - 2.8 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/7.5/glibc-2.19-fhs-1.patch

MD5 sum: 9a5997c3452909b1769918c759eff8a2

Kbd Backspace/Delete Fix Patch - 12 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/7.5/kbd-2.0.1-backspace-1.patch

MD5 sum: f75cca16a38da6caa7d52151f7136895

Perl Libc Patch - 1.6 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/7.5/perl-5.18.2-libc-1.patch

MD5 sum: daf5c64fd7311e924966842680535f8f

Readline Upstream Fixes Patch - 3.3 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/7.5/readline-6.2-fixes-2.patch

MD5 sum: b793b2bf1306bc62e5f1e7ebbdae2f35

Sysvinit Consolidated Patch - 3.9 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/7.5/sysvinit-2.88dsf-consolidated-1.patch

MD5 sum: 0b7b5ea568a878fdcc4057b2bf36e5cb

Tar Manpage Patch - 7.8 KB:

Download: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/7.5/tar-1.27.1-manpage-1.patch

MD5 sum: 321f85ec32733b1a9399e788714a5156

Total size of these patches: about 229 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.