[lfs-support] SOLVED: lfs 7.4 section 5.9.1. Installation of Binutils error: Cannot run C compiled programs

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Nov 13 15:00:31 PST 2013


akhiezer wrote:

>>> What happens if you do:
>>> (1) highlight & copy the text using the same method - i.e. same mouse buttons,
>>>       same source of text (html/pdf/...), same environment (terminal/browser/...),
>>>       etc - as when it went wrong.
>>> (2) vi -i
>>> (3) do the paste using the same method - i.e. use same mouse button (I think you
>>>       said middle-click), etc - as when it had gone wrong.
>>> (4) save to a filename /tmp/tstpst or similar.
>>
>> You don't need to do that to see what is being pasted.  Using vim, just
>> :set list.  It displays non-visible characters like \r \t \n  etc so you
>> can easily see exactly what you have.

> Yes, for the first part: the suggested list of steps, though, is _obviously_
> for both the user seeing it _and_ for posting to list if necessary. Your
> suggested alternative is impractical in that respect.
> ('strewth...).

You mean like this?

<paste>
A return ^M a tab ^I and a newline$
$
</paste>

   -- Bruce



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