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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 Display Wrap Patch - 1 KB:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.0/bash-3.0-display_wrap-1.patch

Coreutils Suppress Uptime, Kill, Su Patch - 16 KB:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.0/coreutils-5.2.1-suppress_uptime_kill_su-1.patch

Coreutils Uname Patch - 1 KB:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.0/coreutils-5.2.1-uname-2.patch

Expect Spawn Patch - 6 KB:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.0/expect-5.42.1-spawn-1.patch

Flex Brokenness Patch - 8 KB:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.0/flex-2.5.31-debian_fixes-2.patch

GCC Linkonce Patch - 12 KB:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.0/gcc-3.4.1-linkonce-1.patch

GCC No-Fixincludes Patch - 1 KB:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.0/gcc-3.4.1-no_fixincludes-1.patch

GCC Specs Patch - 11 KB:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.0/gcc-3.4.1-specs-1.patch

Inetutils Kernel Headers Patch - 1 KB:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.0/inetutils-1.4.2-kernel_headers-1.patch

Inetutils No-Server-Man-Pages Patch - 4 KB:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.0/inetutils-1.4.2-no_server_man_pages-1.patch

IPRoute2 Disable DB Patch - 1 KB:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.0/iproute2-2.6.8_040823-remove_db-1.patch

Man 80-Columns Patch - 1 KB:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.0/man-1.5o-80cols-1.patch

Mktemp Tempfile Patch - 3 KB:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.0/mktemp-1.5-add_tempfile-1.patch

Perl Libc Patch - 1 KB:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.0/perl-5.8.5-libc-1.patch

Readline Display Wrap Patch - 1 KB:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.0/readline-5.0-display_wrap-1.patch

Sysklogd Kernel Headers Patch - 3 KB:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.0/sysklogd-1.4.1-kernel_headers-1.patch

Sysklogd Signal Handling Patch - 1 KB:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.0/sysklogd-1.4.1-signal-1.patch

Sysvinit /proc Title Length Patch - 1 KB:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.0/sysvinit-2.85-proclen-1.patch

Texinfo Segfault Patch - 1 KB:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.0/texinfo-4.7-segfault-1.patch

Util-Linux Sfdisk Patch - 1 KB:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.0/util-linux-2.12b-sfdisk-2.patch

Zlib Security Patch - 1KB:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.0/zlib-1.2.1-security-1.patch

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/ and acquire any additional patches to suit the system needs.