bsetbg

texstefano at libero.it texstefano at libero.it
Wed Oct 3 23:10:45 PDT 2001


Yes, I had already seen that LFS doens't have which.
/usr/local/bin is in my path, i'll try to fix this problem installing 
which.

Stefano

> Not having "which" is definitely your problem.
> 
> Taking a look at the bsetbg code - it tries a `which grep` and
> if it returns an error it spits out that error message.
> 
> There is a hint for it on the LFS site.
> 
> Greg
> 
> 
> On Wednesday 03 October 2001  4:09 pm, you wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 04, 2001 at 12:41:18AM +0200, Stefano wrote:
> > > This is what i got after running bsetbg:
> > >
> > > bsetbg: error: couldn't find grep!
> > > this script needs grep to be in your path in order to function.
> > > you can get GNU grep from ftp://ftp.gnu.org/bin/gnu/grep/
> > > root:/usr/local/blackbox-0.61.1$vi /usr/local/bin/bsetbg
> > > root:/usr/local/blackbox-0.61.1$grep grep /usr/local/bin/bsetbg
> > >    nogrep)
> > >      echo "$NAME: error: couldn't find grep!"
> > >      echo "this script needs grep to be in your path in order to
> > > function." echo "you can get GNU grep from
> > > ftp://ftp.gnu.org/bin/gnu/grep/" && exit 1 cat $TMPFILE | grep -v 
$APP >
> > > $TMPFILE2
> > > case `which grep 2>&1` in */*grep) : ;;
> > >         error_msg nogrep
> > >
> > > Of course i have got grep in /usr/local/bin, so why this message?
> > > Thanks,
> >
> > For starters, grep should be in /usr/bin, but as long 
as /usr/local/bin is
> > in your $PATH it shouldn't be a disaster.
> >
> > The problem is that your package wants to run the 'which' program 
which
> > doesn't exist on a normal LFS system. That would help towards it 
not being
> > able to find grep, because bash will report that 'which' doens't 
exist.
> >
> > If which does exist, then check your $PATH to make sure it includes
> > /usr/local/bin
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