[lfs-support] 5.4.1 Binutils-2.23.2 error

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Sep 11 08:18:12 PDT 2013


virgo wrote:
>
> Hello,
> I have a problem on LFS v7.4, chapter 5.4.1: Installation of Cross Binutils

> WARNING: `makeinfo' is missing on your system.  You should only need it if
>           you modified a `.texi' or `.texinfo' file, or any other file
>           indirectly affecting the aspect of the manual.  The spurious
>           call might also be the consequence of using a buggy `make' (AIX,
>           DU, IRIX).  You might want to install the `Texinfo' package or
>           the `GNU make' package.  Grab either from any GNU archive site.

> My host is a Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS and the output of version-check.sh is:
>
> bash, version 4.1.5(1)-release
> /bin/sh -> /bin/bash
> Binutils: (GNU Binutils for Ubuntu) 2.20.1-system.20100303
> bison (GNU Bison) 2.3
> /usr/bin/yacc -> /usr/local/bin/bison
> bzip2,  Version 1.0.5, 10-Dec-2007.
> Coreutils:  7.4
> diff (GNU diffutils) 2.8.1
> find (GNU findutils) 4.4.2
> GNU Awk 4.0.1
> /usr/bin/awk -> /usr/local/bin/gawk
> gcc (Ubuntu 4.4.3-4ubuntu5.1) 4.4.3
> g++ (Ubuntu 4.4.3-4ubuntu5.1) 4.4.3
> (Ubuntu EGLIBC 2.11.1-0ubuntu7.12) 2.11.1
> GNU grep 2.5.4
> gzip 1.3.12
> Linux version 3.10.9-xxxx-grs-ipv6-64 (kernel at kernel.ovh.net) (gcc version
> 4.7.2 (Debian 4.7.2-5) ) #1 SMP Wed Aug 21 11:51:59 CEST 2013
> m4 (GNU M4) 1.4.10
> GNU Make 3.81
> patch 2.6
> Perl version='5.10.1';
> GNU sed version 4.2.1
> tar (GNU tar) 1.22
> Texinfo: makeinfo (GNU texinfo) 4.9
> xz (XZ Utils) 5.0.0
> g++ compilation OK

> Any hint on what's wrong, why the 'makeinfo' is missing?

You seem to have some required progrms in /usr/local/bin.  Does the lfs 
user have /usr/local/bin in the PATH variable?  It's not set up that way 
in the book by default.  Try adjusting the LFS user's ~/.bashrc to 
include that.

   -- Bruce






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