Chapter 6, fileutils-4.1 (was: Fw: problem compiling filutils)

Don Smith midio at att.net
Wed Mar 6 09:41:17 PST 2002


"Stefan Krah" <inferno2038 at gmx.net> wrote in message
news:slrna8c52n.eje.inferno2038 at kilimanjaro.ip503cbb7c.speed.planet.nl..
.
> * hari_bhr wrote:
> [make errors]
>
> I get similar error messages when trying to install fileutils-4.1
> in Chapter 6:
>
> Book:     LFS-BOOK-CVS-2002-03-02
> Sources:  lfs-packages-cvs-20020226-1658.tar
> Distro:   SuSE 7.3
> System:   Intel i810, Celeron 433Mhz
>
> Install commands:
>
> root:/usr/src/temp/fileutils-4.1#
./configure --prefix=/usr --bindir=/bin &&
> > make &&
> > make install &&
> > cd /usr/bin &&
> > ln -sf ../../bin/install
>
> Error messages:
>
> [...]
> config.status: creating tests/touch/Makefile
> config.status: creating config.h
> config.status: config.h is unchanged
> cd . \
>   && CONFIG_FILES= CONFIG_HEADERS=config.h \
>      /bin/sh ./config.status
> config.status: creating config.h
> config.status: config.h is unchanged
> make  all-recursive
> make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/temp/fileutils-4.1'
> Making all in lib
> make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/src/temp/fileutils-4.1/lib'
> Makefile:624: *** missing separator.  Stop.
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/temp/fileutils-4.1/lib'
> make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/temp/fileutils-4.1'
> make: *** [all] Error 2
>
>
> I tried to check line 624 of the Makefile, but
> root:/usr/src/temp/fileutils-4.1# vi Makefile
> yields:
> "Makefile" 480 lines, 16508 characters
>
>
> Hope someone can clear this up.
>
>
> Stefan Krah
>

This is not a solution to your problem but the Makefile that the line
640 refers to is in /usr/src/fileutils-4.1/lib. Why it doesn't have an
"all:" target or why it has a syntax error, I can't say.

--
Don


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