Chap 5 - Bzip2 fails 'make'

Richard Hamilton warbirdnut at
Wed Feb 25 20:06:48 PST 2004

Sounds like you missed a chown command some where.

Atkins, Brian wrote:

>I'm slowly trudging through the 5.0 install a few hours at a time (old/slow
>machine).  Last night I got to the Bzip2-1.0.2 install where you are simply
>required to 'make PREFIX=/tools install', but I get an error from make about
>not having insufficient permissions to make directory '/usr/man'.
>The only explanation that I could come up with is that I missed a step
>somewhere along the way, but I'm not sure where.
>Also, I had a question about the installation of Gawk and Coreutils.  Though
>there wasn't a reference in the book about applying patches, there are two
>required patches for Coreutils and one for Gawk listed in the book (and
>included in the downloaded bundle).  Are these supposed to be applied at
>this stage, or in a later chapter?
>Lastly, despite fact that this is a time consuming process, kudos to the LFS
>team for putting it all together and also for building such a detailed
>document.  I wish we had tech writers with such attention to detail here at

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