Re: Trying to go it "alone"

From: Poly-poly man (
Date: 11/27/05

Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2005 19:14:47 GMT

Poly-poly man wrote:

> I'm trying to make a distro-independent version of linux, in other
> words, download all of the software and building it myself.
> Firstly, How do I build the kernel, without Linux? I'm halfway through
> buildingthe kernel in knoppix as an rpm (make binrpm-pkg) then
> extracting that into the root directory of my drive. Is that the right way?
> Secondly, to get me started, I gneed gnu. It requires an ISO c90
> compiler to build. Where do I get one of those?
> Thanks,
> poly-p man

That was gcc when I said "gnu"

poly-p man