Fail to create 'binutils-build' directory

Stephen Liu satimis at
Wed Jun 29 07:45:05 PDT 2005

Hi Kevin,

Tks for your advice.

> The way you should go about it is
> cd $LFS/sources
> tar xvjf binutils-2.16.tar.bz2
> cd binutils-2.16
> mkdir ../binutils-build
> cd ../binutils-build

I have been proceeding the way as abovementioned and
now coming to:

5.5. GCC-3.4.1 - Pass 1

All packages have to be extracted first as described
otherwise impossible to proceed.
- snip -

> The .bashrc
> and .bash_profile were created by you when you set
> up the user, they set
> up the PATH and other important variables. 
> .bash_history is a history
> of the commands you've typed in.  Seems like you
> were expecting them to
> be in $LFS, which is not the case.  They are to set
> up the environment
> for the temporary user on your host environment. 
> Look in another users
> directory on your host system and you will see they
> have those files as
> well.
> $LFS/tools is empty because you haven't installed
> anything yet.

Noted with thanks


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