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:

Binutils Upstream Fix Patch - 8.0 KB:

Download: https://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/development/binutils-2.37-upstream_fix-1.patch

MD5 sum: 3518fa864fe8d7ef65be4960f380b03b

Bzip2 Documentation Patch - 1.6 KB:

Download: https://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/development/bzip2-1.0.8-install_docs-1.patch

MD5 sum: 6a5ac7e89b791aae556de0f745916f7f

Coreutils Internationalization Fixes Patch - 166 KB:

Download: https://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/development/coreutils-9.0-i18n-1.patch

MD5 sum: 1eeba2736dfea013509f9975365e4e32

Glibc FHS Patch - 2.8 KB:

Download: https://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/development/glibc-2.34-fhs-1.patch

MD5 sum: 9a5997c3452909b1769918c759eff8a2

Kbd Backspace/Delete Fix Patch - 12 KB:

Download: https://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/development/kbd-2.4.0-backspace-1.patch

MD5 sum: f75cca16a38da6caa7d52151f7136895

Perl Upstream Fix Patch - 1.6 KB:

Download: https://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/development/perl-5.34.0-upstream_fixes-1.patch

MD5 sum: fb42558b59ed95ee00eb9f1c1c9b8056

Systemd Upstream Fixes Patch - 4 KB:

Download: https://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/development/systemd-249-upstream_fixes-1.patch

MD5 sum: a4449dedf514486b8995ee501d1bb8cc

Total size of these patches: about 196 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 https://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/downloads/ and acquire any additional patches to suit your system needs.