[Bug 830] New: Chapter 6, Gzip: typo on sed command

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Wed May 12 16:32:42 PDT 2004


http://bugs.linuxfromscratch.org/show_bug.cgi?id=830

           Summary: Chapter 6, Gzip: typo on sed command
           Product: Linux From Scratch
           Version: 5.1pre2
          Platform: Other
               URL: http://archives.linuxfromscratch.org/mail-archives/lfs-
                    dev/2004-May/045320.html
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P5
         Component: Book
        AssignedTo: lfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
        ReportedBy: lizardo at linuxfromscratch.org
         QAContact: lfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org


Posted by Daniel Ignat: 
 
It seems to me that there is an error in ch6, in the gzip compiling 
instructions: 
 
it says to change the hardwired location of the gzip binary to /bin, 
with a 'sed' command. 
 
I think that the part: %"BINDIR"% in the sed command should be 
just %"BINDIR% (without the second " quotes) 
because the original file gzexe.in has this text: "BINDIR:$PATH" which 
should be changed to "/bin:$PATH" as I suppose.. so, the second quotes 
will never match that pattern.



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