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3.1. Stuff you will need

Basically, you need two different things: software that is already running on your machine (eg., pre-installed by your distribution) and packages of source-code for different programs.

3.1.1. Software you will need

  • a running gcc

  • an older version of glibc ;-)

  • GNU-binutils

  • GNU-make

  • the GNU-core-utils

  • GNU-tar

  • bash or any shell you prefer

  • very useful but not a must: Midnight Commander

  • an editor you like (vi, jed, etc.)

3.1.2. Sources you will need

  • bashor the shell you like

  • GNU-tar

  • GNU-core-utils

  • GNU-make

  • of course:glibc

  • possibly: gcc