Problem in running "ln -s $LFS/tools /"

Andrew Benton b3nton at
Tue Jun 28 01:50:50 PDT 2005

Stephen Liu wrote:
> # mkdir $LFS/tools 
> No complaint
> # ls /
> bin   etc    initrd      media  opt   sbin     sys   
> usr
> boot  home   lib         misc   proc  selinux  tmp   
> var
> dev   home2  lost+found  mnt    root  srv      tools

As you can see, /tools already exists. Either you created it earlier or you didn't set the variable LFS=/mnt/lfs so when you did mkdir $LFS/tools it was the same as doing mkdir /tools

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