LFS 6.5 - findutils check

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Fri Jan 29 19:22:49 PST 2010


Aditya Bankar wrote:
> Why doesn't anyone reply?
> 
> -Aditya
> 
> ----- Original Message ---- From: Aditya Bankar
> <adityabankar at yahoo.co.in> To: lfs support
> <lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org> Sent: Thu, 28 January, 2010
> 11:35:11 PM Subject: LFS 6.5 - findutils check
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I am getting an error during checking of findutils: FAIL: old_prefix:
> locate failed,
> /compilation/findutils-4.4.2/locate/testsuite/../locate:
> `tmp/locatedb': No such file or directory
> 
> In the old_prefix.exp file I find: locate_start p "--changecwd=.
> --output=$tmp/locatedb --old-format  --localpaths=tmp/subdir
> 2>/dev/null" "--database=$tmp/locatedb tmp" {} This tell me that
> locatedb is an output. Where is it used?

1.  Don't top post.
2.  Be clear about what you are doing.
     a.  Chapter 5 or 6?
     b.  What was your input that caused the error?  configure, etc.
3.  locatedb is used by the locate command.

   -- Bruce



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