binutils and flex

go moko gomoko at
Mon Nov 28 23:22:34 PST 2005

--- Dennis J Perkins <dperkins at> wrote:

> In 10.6 binutils-2.16.1, the text says that I might
> get a warning
> message about flex.  When I tried compiling, I got
> an error message
> about flex instead and binutils refused to compile.
> I bypassed the error by copying a 32-bit flex into
> the LFS partition,
> but I had to put it in /usr/bin to satisfy make.  It
> would not
> accept .tools/bin for some reason.

First, for what type of system are you doing CLFS?
Secondly, do you boot or chroot?
Thirdly, what is your $PATH value? /tools/bin must be

G. Moko

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