Binutils build and the user permissions

Chris Staub chris at beaker67.com
Sun Jul 22 22:59:15 PDT 2007


kefir wrote:
> The binutils build as the lfs user fails:
> 
> lfs:/mnt/lfs/sources/binutils-build$ time { ../binutils-2.16.1/configure 
> --prefix=/tools --disable-nls && make && make install; }
> 
> ...
> 
> The $LFS directory listing and the permissions:
> 
> lfs:/mnt/lfs$ ls -la
> total 36
> drwxr-xr-x 5 root root  4096 Jul 22 22:18 .
> drwxr-xr-x 3 root root  4096 Jul 22 10:22 ..
> drwx------ 2 root root 16384 Jun 23 17:05 lost+found
> drwxrwxrwt 4 lfs  root  4096 Jul 22 22:19 sources
> drwxr-xr-x 2 lfs  root  4096 Jul 22 17:04 tools
> 
> 
> Does one need to be the root to do the build?
> 

No, It looks like you forgot to create the /tools symlink (look at page 
4.2).



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