LFS 6.5 Chapter 5 binutils Pass1 "Nothing to be done for 'install-target'"

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Dec 29 15:54:47 PST 2009

rhubarbpie at poetworld.net wrote:
> I'm attempting to build LFS 6.5 using my LFS 6.3 working build.  With 
> binutils Pass1 in Chapter 5 I'm receiving the following:
>     make [2]: Leaving directory '/lfs/sources/binutils-build/libiberty'
>     make [1]: Nothing to be done for 'install-target'.
>     make [1] Leaving directory '/lfs/sources/binutils-build'
> I'm logged in as lfs.  /lfs/tools shows owner lfs.  /tools is empty and 
> shows only the link to /lfs/tools.  LFS_TGT shows "i686-lfs-linux-gnu."
> I don't remember having this problem with earlier builds and assume it's 
> something basic, but I'm just not seeing it.  ?

What did you use for the configure line?  I sounds like you missed a 

It's pretty early in the build.  Delete /sources/binutils-2.20/ and 
start over.

   -- Bruce

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