Stalled on binutils

Ruben Lopez rl4 at
Thu Apr 1 08:38:20 PST 2004

You wrote:
> > I am trying to get past the binutils configuration in Chp. 5 of
> > LFS5.1pre1, and I have tried to build version,
> > (with patch) and 2.14, and I am getting a similar error with each try:
> > 
> > (config.log)


> > compatible install configure:1281: checking how to run the C
> > preprocessor configure:1364: checking for sys/file.h configure:1374:
> > /lib/cpp  conftest.c >/dev/null 2>conftest.out configure:1370:
> > sys/file.h: No such file or directory configure: failed program was:
> > #line 1369 "configure" #include "confdefs.h" #include <sys/file.h>
> > 
> > Since I am seeing this with every version ofr binutils I assume that I
> > have missed a setting, although I followed and double-checked the
> > environmental settings. My host is Debian woody r1. Can someone point me
> > in the right direction to correct this error?
> This should not happen on 2.14,  why does your system not have a
> /usr/include/sys/file.h

Wow, there is nothing in my /usr/include directory. I had installed gcc when
I set up woody, but I will try to dselect it and see if all of the files
show up.


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