Bash 2.04

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Sat Sep 30 11:32:26 PDT 2000

On Sat, 30 Sep 2000, you wrote:
> Hi. I've just started with the book, and I'm triyng to do it on a reiserfs,
> using the kernel 2.4.0 test8. I get the following error when trying to
> compile bash-2.04 that I got from the lfs site:
> julio:/mnt/LFS/usr/src/bash-2.04 # make
> rm -f shell.o
> gcc  -DPROGRAM='"bash"' -DCONF_HOSTTYPE='"i586"'
> -DCONF_OSTYPE='"linux-gnu"' -DCONF_MACHTYPE='"i586-pc-linux-gnu"'
>  -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64  -I.  -I. -I./include -I./lib -I/usr/include -g
> -O2 -c shell.c
> In file included from shell.h:26,
>                  from shell.c:45:
> general.h:190: parse error before `string_to_rlimtype'
> general.h:190: warning: data definition has no type or storage class
> general.h:191: parse error before `int'
> make: *** [shell.o] Error 1

Looks more like a kernel header or Glibc installation problem on your end. I 
finished an LFS installation yesterday on my own system that used LFS-2.4 as 
a base system (with the only modification that I'm running the 2.4.0-test8 
kernel as well).

Gerard Beekmans

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