LFS 5.0; make install fails

Roel Neefs geryon at gaosu.rave.org
Sat Jan 31 16:06:48 PST 2004

On Sunday 01 February 2004 01:05, Albert wrote:
> Using SuSE 9.0 as host. Binutils-2.14 compiles without errors but
> fails with make install error.  I've never received an install error
> before. What additional info is needed to help?
> <compile>
> make[1]: Nothing to be done for `all'.
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/mnt/lfs/sources/lfs-packages/
> binutils-build/etc'
> $ /mnt/lfs/sources/lfs-packages/binutils-build
> $ make install
> /bin/sh ../binutils-2.14/mkinstalldirs /tools /tools
> mkdir /tools
> mkdir /tools
> make: *** [installdirs] Error 1

seems to me like you did something wrong when making the /tools symlink, 
my guess is LFS wasn't set, making /tools a symlink to itself.

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Roel Neefs
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