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PostPosted: Tue 31 Jul 2012, 03:05    Post_subject:  Howto Compile other Software, Libraries, Programs.
Sub_title: Beyond Linux From Scratch useful knowledge to help aspiring Puppy Linux developers

Get help for compliing libraries and software packages from Beyond Linux From Scratch BLFS book / website

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/hints/downloads/files/essential_prereading.txt Text Version
http://tldp.org/LDP/lfs/LFS-BOOK-6.1.1-HTML/prologue/prerequisites.html HTML Version

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/preface/preface.html Beyond Linux from Scratch how to compile other useful software
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/ LFS Linux From Scratch, Base
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/hints Hints for Linux From Scratch

What are LFS Hints?

The LFS Hints are small documents that explain how to do things that are not covered in the LFS or BLFS books. They provide a variety of information such as alternative ways of building and configuring packages, information on new/unstable packages that haven't yet made it into the books, specialized techniques for specific hardware, and other areas that are of interest to LFS users.

If you have a specific problem which is not answered by LFS, BLFS, the FAQ or the project documentation, chances are there is a hint written about it, detailing everything you need to know. And if there isn't, you can write one yourself!

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/general/libjpeg.html Example Libjpeg 8d
This is an HTML on the web book that was created to show you where to download the software from the source website. How to configure and make the software.

Introduction to libjpeg

The libjpeg package contains libraries that allow compression of image files based on the Joint Photographic Experts Group standard. It is a "lossy" compression algorithm.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.1 platform.
Package Information for libjpeg 8d

Download (HTTP): http://www.ijg.org/files/jpegsrc.v8d.tar.gz

Download MD5 sum: 52654eb3b2e60c35731ea8fc87f1bd29

Download size: 972 KB

Estimated disk space required: 13 MB

Estimated build time: 0.3 SBU

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/libjpeg

LFS Source packages mirror website at Oregon State University Corvallis Oregon, Open Source Lab ftp site.
http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/lfs/lfs-packages/7.1/ Version 7.1 LFS
http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/lfs/ LFS root directory at OSU OSL
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/mirrors.html World Mirrors for LFS
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PostPosted: Wed 29 Aug 2012, 23:48    Post_subject:  

Thanks for the reference ! Smile


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