gawk installation

Laurence Turpin laurie.turpin at virgin.net
Sat Oct 26 08:21:10 PDT 2002


Thankyou for replying

I tried removing the awk link in /mnt/lfs/usr/bin
and reinstalling the gawk package but it still fails

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rui Ferreira" <ruifmferreira at hotmail.com>
To: <lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Saturday, October 26, 2002 11:30 AM
Subject: Re: gawk installation


> 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
>
>
> > hi,
> >
> > 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.
>
> rm /mnt/lfs/usr/bin/awk
>
> 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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