./configure problem - ed-0.2

Marc Heerdink marc_heerdink at softhome.net
Wed Mar 7 16:22:32 PST 2001

On Wed, 07 Mar 2001 20:13:28 -0400, Lab Monkey wrote [./configure problem -
> i am attempting ot install ed (ch 06).
> it fails on the first command, "./configure --prefix=/usr"
> this is everything that happens between prompts:
> root:/usr/src/ed-0.2#./configure --prefix=/usr
> loading cache ./config.cache
> checking whether ln -s works... (cached) yes
> ./configure: tr: command not found
> ./configure: cat: command not found

You forgot to install textutils in chapter 5.

There is no programming language, no matter how structured,
that will prevent programmers from writing bad programs.
- L. Flon

Marc Heerdink
marc_heerdink at softhome.net

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