invalid variable name bindir

Harold Noad noadie at oxford.net
Sun Mar 24 07:37:13 PST 2002


On March 24, 2002 03:01 am, timothy bauscher wrote:
> I have been following the lfs book from CVS (version
> 20020321) step by step. When i tried to configure
> bash using the instructions in Chapter 5
> (Preparing the LFS system) on the Installing Bash-2.05a
> page, i came across this error:
>
> configure: error: invalid variable name: --bindir

Some how a space has been entered at the end of the line
./configure --enable-static-link --prefix=$LFS/usr \<space>
this will make the line 
--bindir=$LFS/bin --with-curses &&
execute as a sperate command, rather then as one command.
Remove the space and it should work.

Hope this helps
Harold Noad



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