findutils-4.1 compiling error

Matthew Burgess ca9mbu at
Fri Jan 17 08:13:10 PST 2003

""dirk"" <dildir at> wrote in message
news:002d01c2be43$fb23d130$a1bffbc1 at ddwin2000...
> Hi Guys...
> OK so it's not really an error.  But it will not build any thing in
> findutils either.  As far as I could tell all the compiles in findutils
> this problem.
> I found out about this one as I was almost finished with LFS cvs of 15
> While building linux-2.4.20 I got complaints that find was not a command.
> What a pain.
> making install in locate
> make[1]: Entering directory
> make[1]: *** No rule to make target `../lib/libfind.a', needed by
> Stop.
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/static/lfs-packages-cvs/findutils-4.1/locate'
> If re run this compile several times now.  Where should I be looking?
> should the rules be?

When you tried to recompile did you completely delete then re-extract the
source tarball?  If not then I'd suggest doing so and see if the error
occurs again.



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