How to tell if package installation is succeeding?

Bill Maltby LFS Related lfsbill at wlmlx1.wlmcs.com
Mon Mar 4 08:54:23 PST 2002


What I do is capture the output in a file, like 

   some_command >/some_command.log 2>&1

Then I can edit, view, more it.

Bill Maltby
billm at wlmcs.com

On Mon, 4 Mar 2002, Hannes Birnbacher wrote:

> Antwort auf die Message vom 04 Mrz 2002 von Steve Purdy:
> 
> > So much stuff flies across the screen during compilation,
> > it's difficult to know if it has succeeded or failed after is
> > stops.  Is there a way to spot errors right away?
> 
> If you see much stuff, it has succeeded;-). Error messages often 
> produce a few lines only. 
> 
> Maybe you wish to enter the installation scripts line by line, 
> leaving out the "&&". So you can see if at the end of configure, 
> compile etc. there is the one line telling you that something 
> went wrong.
> 
> Disclaimer: I'm a beginner like you. Just completed Chapter 5 + 
> 6.
> 
> 
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