error when executing mrproper in lfs-linux

DJ Lucas dj_me at
Mon Nov 4 13:40:11 PST 2002

News wrote:
> I did the make mrproper for copying the linux includes but I get the
> following error:
> I have no name!:/usr/src/linux-2.4.19# make mrproper
> make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.19/arch/i386/boot'
> rm -f tools/build
> rm -f setup bootsect zImage compressed/vmlinux.out
> rm -f bsetup bbootsect bzImage compressed/bvmlinux.out
> make[2]: Entering directory
> `/usr/src/linux-2.4.19/arch/i386/boot/compressed'
> rm -f vmlinux bvmlinux _tmp_*
> make[2]: Leaving directory
> `/usr/src/linux-2.4.19/arch/i386/boot/compressed' make[1]: Leaving
> directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.19/arch/i386/boot' find . \( -name
> '*.[oas]' -o -name core -o -name '.*.flags' \) -type f -print \
>> grep -v lxdialog/ | xargs rm -f
> /bin/sh: line 1: find: command not found
> /bin/sh: line 1: xargs: command not found
> make: *** [clean] Error 127
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> Jason

Jason, if you search through the package descriptions in Chapter 5 of
the LFS book, you will see that the programs "find" and "xargs", which
the above 'make' can not find, are part of the findutils package.  Go
back to chapter 5 and re-install findutils and you should be good to go.


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