findutils-4.1 compiling error

dirk dildir at wanadoo.fr
Fri Jan 17 13:53:11 PST 2003


----- Original Message -----
From: "Matthew Burgess" <ca9mbu at eos.sunderland.ac.uk>
To: <lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: 17 January, 2003 17:13
Subject: Re: findutils-4.1 compiling error


> ""dirk"" <dildir at wanadoo.fr> 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
> had
> > this problem.
> >
> > I found out about this one as I was almost finished with LFS cvs of 15
> jan.
> > 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
> `/static/lfs-packages-cvs/findutils-4.1/locate'
> > make[1]: *** No rule to make target `../lib/libfind.a', needed by
> `locate'.
> > 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?
> Where
> > 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.
>
> Regards,
>
> Matt.
>
>
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Yes I did

Any other suggestions?

Where do the rules to make the target come from?  I don't understand
compiling well enough yet to dig deeper.

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