make - no such file or directory

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Thu Feb 1 16:28:08 PST 2007


On 2/1/07, Ken Moffat <ken at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 02, 2007 at 01:56:38AM +0800, Aleksandar Adam wrote:
> >
> >
> > There is one more interesting thing.
> > If I am in folder where man-pages source files reside, there is file README, when I try
> >
> > "cat README"
> >
> > I got the same output:
> >
> > "No such file or directory"
> >
> > but README file is in current working directory, and I can see it with "ls".
> >
> > Is it the same problem as with "make" (as above)?
>
>  Almost certainly.  I think it's in the FAQ.  What I find odd is
> that 'cat' and 'ls' both come from coreutils, so if cat is linked
> against a non-existent libc or ld-linux then ls should also fail to
> work.

Check the permissions on all the directories in /tools. A couple
months ago someone was getting the same problem because their /lib
directory was 700. They need to be executable by everyone.

--
Dan



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