Chapter 6, fileutils-4.1 (was: Fw: problem compiling filutils)

Stefan Krah inferno2038 at
Wed Mar 6 05:06:32 PST 2002

* hari_bhr wrote:
[make errors]

I get similar error messages when trying to install fileutils-4.1
in Chapter 6:

Book:     LFS-BOOK-CVS-2002-03-02
Sources:  lfs-packages-cvs-20020226-1658.tar
Distro:   SuSE 7.3
System:   Intel i810, Celeron 433Mhz

Install commands:

root:/usr/src/temp/fileutils-4.1# ./configure --prefix=/usr --bindir=/bin &&
> make &&
> make install &&
> cd /usr/bin &&
> ln -sf ../../bin/install

Error messages:

config.status: creating tests/touch/Makefile
config.status: creating config.h
config.status: config.h is unchanged
cd . \
     /bin/sh ./config.status
config.status: creating config.h
config.status: config.h is unchanged
make  all-recursive
make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/temp/fileutils-4.1'
Making all in lib
make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/src/temp/fileutils-4.1/lib'
Makefile:624: *** missing separator.  Stop.
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/temp/fileutils-4.1/lib'
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/temp/fileutils-4.1'
make: *** [all] Error 2

I tried to check line 624 of the Makefile, but
root:/usr/src/temp/fileutils-4.1# vi Makefile
"Makefile" 480 lines, 16508 characters

Hope someone can clear this up.

Stefan Krah

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