problem installing bash

J_Man jeremy at
Sun Jan 26 01:50:42 PST 2003

Chris Nally wrote:
> What directory am I supposed to be in when I run the following commands
> when installing Bash?  I get "bash:  ./configure: No such file or directory
> when I run the following command as either root, or as the lfs user I
> created.
> Now we can continue. Install Bash by running the following commands:
> ./configure --enable-static-link \
>     --prefix=$LFS/static --with-curses &&
> make &&
> make install

I think you want to go back and read a previous page of the book:

This explains it all.


I've heard it said that there are two types of *NIX admins, those that
have done something EXTREMELY stupid while logged in as root, and
those that WILL do something extremely stupid while logged in as root.

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