invalid variable name bindir

timothy bauscher dev at
Sun Mar 24 09:44:05 PST 2002

> > I have been following the lfs book from CVS (version
> > 20020321) step by step. When i tried to configure
> > bash using the instructions in Chapter 5
> > (Preparing the LFS system) on the Installing Bash-2.05a
> > page, i came across this error:
> >
> > configure: error: invalid variable name: --bindir
> Some how a space has been entered at the end of the line
> ./configure --enable-static-link --prefix=$LFS/usr \<space>
> this will make the line 
> --bindir=$LFS/bin --with-curses &&
> execute as a sperate command, rather then as one command.
> Remove the space and it should work.
> Hope this helps
> Harold Noad

Yep, that was it. Thanks for the help Harold.

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