problem compiling bash
Bosschert, B. (ks)
Bas.Bosschert at asz.nl
Mon Oct 23 05:36:09 PDT 2000
Let me guess.... I feel.. I feel... debian..
The dselect utility from debian uses an old install-info to update the
You can update your install-info but then your dselect program will not work
I can't remember from which package install-info came, but i'm sure
you can;t find it in the man page.
> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: ivan [SMTP:ivan at svgalib.org]
> Verzonden: maandag 23 oktober 2000 14:30
> Aan: lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org
> Onderwerp: problem compiling bash
> hi all :)
> i am not able to subscribe to this list because of some sort of mail
> delivery problem that gerard told me about that i don't quite understand
> but haven't had a chance to pursue yet :) ... if you can help me please
> reply directly ... i will post a summary or a full solution as soon as
> on to the problem ...
> i initiated the compilation of bash strictly according to the latest
> version of the book but using the bash source that i downloaded when
> to install lfs using the 2.4 book ... the version numbers are the same so
> i'm assuming the code is actually the same :)
> at the end of the compilation i get the following :
> install-info --dir-file=/mnt/lfs/usr/info/dir
> o; \
> else true; fi
> install-info: unknown option `--dir-file=/mnt/lfs/usr/info/dir'
> usage: install-info [--version] [--help] [--debug] [--maxwidth=nnn]
> [--section regexp title] [--infodir=xxx] [--align=nnn]
> [--calign=nnn] [--quiet] [--menuentry=xxx] [--info-dir=xxx]
> [--keep-old] [--description=xxx] [--test] [--remove] [--]
> make: *** [install] Error 1
> make: Leaving directory `/mnt/lfs/usr/src/bash-2.04/doc'
> make: [install] Error 2 (ignored)
> is this a problem or can i just carry on anyway ?
> even if it isn't a problem that is going to directly affect the operation
> of the system, can anybody tell me what the problem is and if there is a
> solution ?
> thanks and i will try to fix up the mail problem as soon as possible so
> that i can once more join in the list discussions :)
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