LFS 6.5 - bash fails with command substitution: line 5: syntax error near unexpected token `)'

Lefty ( 石鏡 ) lefty at shugendo.org
Sat Jan 2 08:40:20 PST 2010


On 1/2/10 7:33 AM, "Andreas Kasenides" <andreas at kasenides.org> wrote:
> 
> which fails with
> /tmp/tt: command substitution: line 3: syntax error near unexpected
> token `)'
> /tmp/tt: command substitution: line 3: `uname -m)'

I ran into this problem, and it stemmed from a bad bash build in Chapter 5.
I suspect I logged out and didn't properly set my environment back up when I
restarted at some point, but I haven't been able to pin down the specific
cause.

I backtracked and things worked better the second time around.





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