Fail to create 'binutils-build' directory

Chris beaker at beaker67.com
Tue Jun 28 20:38:46 PDT 2005


Stephen Liu wrote:

>Hi Chris and Jim,
>
>Tks for your advice.
>
>  
>
>>You need to "cd" into the sources directory, and as
>>Jim said, all the 
>>package-installation instructions in the book assume
>>that you have 
>>already untarred the package and entered its source
>>directory.
>>    
>>
>
>Whether you meant
>
>lfs:~$ cd /mnt/lfs/sources/
>lfs:/mnt/lfs/sources$     
>
>and then run the command here
>lfs:/mnt/lfs/sources$ mkdir ../binutils-build
>
>
>All packages and patches for building LFS are in
>/mnt/lfs/sources/
>
>However I still don't understand how following 3
>hidden files exist on host FC3
>
>root:/home/lfs# ls -al
>total 36
>drwx------  2 lfs  lfs  4096 Jun 29 13:17 .
>drwxr-xr-x  6 root root 4096 Jun 28 17:13 ..
>-rw-------  1 lfs  lfs   622 Jun 29 13:17
>.bash_history
>-rw-r--r--  1 lfs  lfs    59 Jun 28 18:37
>.bash_profile
>-rw-r--r--  1 lfs  lfs    96 Jun 28 23:27 .bashrc
>
>Are they for the host FC3?
>
>  
>
.bash_history is where your command history is stored. The book explains 
about the other 2 files and tells you what they should look like.

>I can't find these 3 files for LFS in /mnt/lfs/,
>/mnt/lfs/sources and /mnt/lfs/tools
>
>[root at localhost ~]# ls -al /mnt/lfs
>total 44
>drwxr-xr-x  5 root root  4096 Jun 28 17:05 .
>drwxr-xr-x  7 root root  4096 Jun 27 14:19 ..
>drwx------  2 root root 16384 Jun  2 11:41 lost+found
>drwxrwxrwt  2 lfs  root  4096 Jun 28 13:45 sources
>drwxr-xr-x  2 lfs  root  4096 Jun 28 17:05 tools
>
>/mnt/lfs/tools is an empty directory.
>
>  
>
$LFS/tools should be empty because you have just created it - it will 
later contain the programs that you build in Chapter 5 in the book.

>Did I make a mistake.
>
>B.R.
>Stephen
>  
>



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