5.1 system running, but error compiling further packages (e.g. mc)

Chris Lingard chris at stockwith.co.uk
Mon Mar 29 06:53:45 PST 2004


hh09 at onlinehome.de wrote:

> 
> hello world.
> may I ask for help, regarding to following situation after successfully
> (?) creating my lfs5.1 for my email/file-server (after 3 days hard
> working - I'm not the linux-expert indeed).
> 
> history:
> 
> detailed going through the 5.1-book, creating the lfs step by step, all
> the modules, all the tests and checks as recommended
> 
> rebooting new lfs51 is ok
> 
> compiling a package such as mc leads to breaks, because of missing bison
> resp. flex.
> reinstalling flex or bison isn't possible: each is depending on the
> other to be installed first in some way (lex?).
> 
> do you have an idea?
> hubert

Installing m4, bison, flex, in that order,  will work; unless you
have a more serious problem than dependencies.

Chris




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