Building lfs on Ubuntu 8.04
support at expertrepair.co.uk
Tue Jul 1 02:33:53 PDT 2008
The issue is with the prerequisites, LFS needs Gawk to build but Ubuntu
comes with Mawk (as indicated in the error below). If you use apt to
remove mawk and install gawk you should be able to proceed trouble free.
> When I get the build of glibc-2.5.1, configure goes fine but make gives
> me the error:
> mawk -f scripts/gen-sorted.awk: line 19: runaway regular expression /,
> "", subd ...
> make: ** No rule to make target '/home/lfs/glibc-build/Versions.all'
> needed by '/home/lfs/glibc-build/abi-versions.h' .Stop.
> Anyone know why this is? I've built lfs on another os before no trouble
> at all.
> Thanks for your time.
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