chap6 creating directories

Archaic archaic at
Sat Apr 17 03:36:31 PDT 2004

On Fri, Apr 16, 2004 at 09:48:30PM -0400, Robert Connolly wrote:
> Anyone have opinions about using install(1) (/usr/bin/install) instead of 
> mkdir and chmod for creating directories. For example:

I would prefer it technically, however I would like to keep as much
with the LFS book as possible to keep the number of questions down.
Perhaps you should post to lfs-dev and see if they would be willing to


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