Can't see symbolic Links in chrooted environment

Jesse Tie Ten Quee highos at
Sun Nov 19 12:20:13 PST 2000


On Sun, Nov 19, 2000 at 01:31:19PM -0700, Roger deBry wrote:
> This is a follow on to my earlier note regarding not being able to compile
> ed or patch in the chrooted environment. When doing a make on either of
> these, I get compiler messages that it cannot find header files in /linux
> and /asm, yet the directories and files are there (linux and asm are
> symbolic links)! While playing around with these files, I found that I could
> cd to $LFS/usr/include/linux or to $LFS/usr/include/asm when in the
> development environment. However, when I chroot to the $LFS system, I cannot
> cd to these directories -- even though they show up in a directory listing.
> I get the message directory or file does not exist. This has got me
> completely baffled. Why don't the symbolic links work in the chrooted
> environment?

Make sure they are not absolute links.

Jesse Tie Ten Quee - highos at highos dot com

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