[lfs-support] Stuck at Bash 5.16

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Fri Aug 17 09:04:10 PDT 2012

Mikie wrote:
>> Dear, you do realize that if you had read the page describing the
>> host requirements first, you would not have landed in this
>> predicament? And even so, you do realize that most of the people on
>> the list prefer that you do a little more to help yourself first
>> before asking for help? It's not hard to look up errors for
>> yourself, especially if you are in some sort of gui environment.
>> Plus, it helps you learn how to do it for yourself when we're not
>> around to help. After all, the book was originally intended to aid
>> in learning how a basic Linux system works.
>> It's simply been expanded.

> you must all realize that many of us "Beginners" are just that. With
> the first second even third attempt at LFS, we don't understand what
> we are reading.
> As far as I am now, I get the concept of packages needed and I know
> how to apt-get them and I do spend about 20 minutes or so googling
> ... ... but if you don't know what your googling for then the results
> set are useless.
> A lot of people who are experts at something forget what it's like to
> be a beginner.
> Now when I go back and re-read the packages needed ... it make
> sense.
> The fact is, we beginners will continue to miss things even though
> they are in the book.
> It's not s perfect world and we all learn from mistakes. If we didn't
> make them ... we wouldn't be beginners.

LFS is not for beginners.  Reread section vi. Prerequisites.  You really 
need a bit more general Linux experience.

   -- Bruce

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