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Sat Oct 26 03:30:36 PDT 2002
From: "Laurence Turpin" <laurie.turpin at virgin.net>
To: <lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Saturday, October 26, 2002 10:54 AM
Subject: gawk installation
> I am trying to install an LFS 3.3 system using Mandrake 8.2 as the system I
Been there, done that;
> mkdir /mnt/lfs/usr/bin/awk
> mkdir: '/mnt/lfs/usr/bin/awk' exists but is not a directory
> can somebody advise me as to why it is failing please
Yes. Happened to me also. For me, it was a typo in the sed command.
But what we want is not a directory called awk, but a symlink to gawk.
Do the rm anyway and recheck your spelling in the sed command.
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