joost.peters at pandora.be
Sun Jan 11 02:01:43 PST 2004
great it works now
thank you guys for the clarification
was gonna make that mistake alot if I didn't know what the \ meant. ;-)
"Allard Welter" <allard at nospam.nl> schreef in bericht
news:200401101602.54369.allard at nospam.nl...
> On Saturday 10 January 2004 14:56, Trapp wrote:
> > Hi
> > I'm trying to install binutils but when I do
> > configure \ --prefix=/tools --disable-nls
> > It gives me the error: configure: warning: --prefix=/tools: invalid
> > host type
> > Any idea what the problem is?
> > Appreciate the help ;-)
> It is because of the way you are entering the command. the \ means
> the next line. configure is now assuming --prefix=/tools is something
> an option flag.
> Enter the command as follows:
> configure --prefix=/tools --disable-nls
> To clarify the backslash try the following:
> you$ ls \ /
> ls: /: No such file or directory
> you$ ls \
> > /
> bin dev home lost+found opt root tmp var
> boot etc lib mnt proc sbin usr
> You will notice that after entering a command ending with \ bash will show
> a '>' prompt for further input. The '\' is predominantly used in scripts
> make them more readable.
> Regards - Allard.
> allard at quicknet.nl
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