Book 3.3, Ch. 6, fileutils problem

The Cheeze Cheeziologist at
Tue Nov 5 15:23:06 PST 2002

First let me say that I am not by any stretch a linux guru, but I think
your problem is that you need a symlink between /bin/sh and /bin/bash.
The command for that, I believe, is "ln -s /bin/bash /bin/sh" without
the quotes of course.

engine2 at wrote:

>I hope this time I may get some answer from someone: even if it's just
>admonishment to RTFM...
>Close to the end of fileutils build (as in Subject line), I get:
>make[2]: Entering directory '/usr/src/fileutils/man'
>Updating man page chgrp.1
>/bin/sh: /missing: No such file or directory
>make[2]: *** [chgrp.1]: Error 1
>make[2]: Leaving directory '/usr/src/fileutils/man'
>make[1]: *** [all-recursive]:Error 1
>make[1]: Leaving directory '/usr/src/fileutils'
>make: *** [all]: Error 2
>And that's all she wrote... There obviously isn't a /missing file, I 
>thought that was supposed to be found in the source directory... Can
>shed some light onto this? The build system is strictly by-the book,
>that GCC has Pro-Police patches - but it doesn't seem to have anything
>do with that, does it? I get warnings from ProPolice, but even if I
>it, the same error still shows. I don't really need ls and friends, and

>especially their man pages, except further down the build process, but
>worried that this failure indicates problem earlier in the chain -
>that is not indicated anywhere during the process.
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