LFS 6.5 Chapter 5 Tcl make *** [install-msgs] Error 139

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Dec 23 17:05:58 PST 2009

rhubarbpie at poetworld.net wrote:
> I receive "make *** [install-msgs] Error 139" when compiling Tcl-8.5.7.  
> I read another user reporting the same error with a suggestion to run 
> memtest.  Memtest runs without error.
> I've compiled LFS for years and am attempting to compile 6.5 using my 
> working 6.3 version.  I don't remember a problem with Tcl with other 
> versions and see no other errors.  However, I do see "ln: creating 
> symbolic link 
> '/lib/tools/bin/../lib/gcc/i686-lfs-linux-gnu/4.4.1/libgcc-eh.a': File 
> exists" at the end of Gcc Pass2 compilation.  I compiled all Chapter 5 
> packages as a test and received errors in only Tcl and expect.  I assume 
> that's predictable as expect relies on Tcl.  Thoughts?

Did you ensure /tools was empty before you stated the latest build?

   -- Bruce

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