[lfs-support] Glibc chapter 6 stuck...

Michael Robinson plug_1 at robinson-west.com
Mon Aug 13 19:55:31 PDT 2012

On Mon, 2012-08-13 at 20:38 -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Michael Robinson wrote:
> > root:/# DL=$(readelf -l /bin/sh | sed -n 's at .*interpret.*/tools\(.*\)]$@\1 at p')
> > bash: command substitution: line 45: syntax error near unexpected token `)'
> > bash: command substitution: line 45: `readelf -l /bin/sh | sed -n 's at .*interpret.*/tools\(.*\)]$@\1 at p')'
> > root:/#
> Since it is evidently a script (line 45), I suspect a problem at a line 
> earlier in the script.
> When you think there is a error, cut and paste the code inside the $() 
> to check.  In this case:
> readelf -l /bin/sh | sed -n 's at .*interpret.*/tools\(.*\)]$@\1 at p'
>    -- Bruce
I got past the compile glibc step in chapter 6 and got the checks to
print the correct results, but my temporary bash must still be broken.

I substituted back ticks for $(...) as a workaround.

I'm still curious what on my Fedora 17 host caused a problem when I
compiled the temporary bash.

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