Problem with bash install

Maurice McCarthy maurice.mccarthy at ntlworld.com
Mon Nov 11 08:45:57 PST 2002


Many thanks to all who helped on the bash install - turned out I had a typo - as Archaic pointed out. 

The patch does not seem to know where to go in findutils. This was the error message:

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[lfs at localhost findutils-4.1]$ patch -Np1 -i ../findutils-4.1.patch && 
CPPFLAGS=-Dre_max_failures=re_max_failures2 ./configure --prefix=$LFS/static && make LDFLAGS=-static && make 
install
can't find file to patch at input line 4
Perhaps you used the wrong -p or --strip option?
The text leading up to this was:
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|diff -Naur findutils-4.1/find/defs.h findutils-4.1-fixed/find/defs.h
|--- findutils-4.1/find/defs.h  Wed Nov  2 15:59:15 1994
|+++ findutils-4.1-fixed/find/defs.h    Tue May  2 15:30:31 2000
--------------------------
File to patch:

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and the next two lines of the patch file are:

@@ -301,7 +301,7 @@
 boolean mark_stat P_((struct predicate *tree));

which leaves me perplexed. I placed the patch straight into the src directory not the src/findutils-4.1 
directory, so I hope that was right.


Best 
Moss


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