Preparing binutils-2.14 for compiliation on Linux 2.4 20-8 RH9desktop

Joel Miller cheeziologist at
Tue Feb 3 12:34:24 PST 2004

On Tue, 03 Feb 2004 14:20:54 +0000, Barry Sharpe <bsharpe at> 

> severall issues but have managed to get around them. One of the things i 
> have noticed with the LFS manual is that it is not entirely clear what 
> the directory structure should look like. I would be in the LFS home 
> directory and type mkdir ../binutils-build i would obviously get a 
> permissions denied but rather than question the manual i would su as 
> root and then issue the mkdir command again the end result i was trying 
> to build the binutils package outside of the lfs home directory which is 
> why i think i had the previous issue. Now i create the directories 
> inside the lfs home folder and the compiles have so far gone ok. this 
> could be wrong of course.

You need to re-read the introduction to chapter five. It will clarify this 
for you.

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