[lfs-support] (no subject)

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Sat Nov 24 12:46:35 PST 2012

On Sat, Nov 24, 2012 at 07:55:17PM +0000, Tobias Linus Seidler wrote:
> Hello.
> I downloaded and decompressed the packages with wget as instructed in the lfs book. Within the host-system and as lfs-user I created and cd-ed into the binutils-build folder and executed the ../binutils-2.22/configure --prefix=/tools --with-sysro.... command.
> Then I executed 'make' put terminal reported there was no make file in the current directory. Inspection of the previous commands output told me about some error that a c compiler on the host system was missing:

> Please advise me. 
 For a C compiler, download one from your host distro.  After (or
before) that, please look at Host System Requirements in the
Preface (page 16 of the PDF).  To be honest, if you have no
experience of compiling, I don't think you will be ready for LFS.

> Besides when I copy multiline commands out of your pdf terminal interpretes each single line on its one which of course doesn't work. Can I do something about that?
 Paste or copy the whole line, ensuring that any '\' is the last
character.  Most people don't use the PDF, and paste from the html
version in their browser to a term.  Of course, that does assume
you are using a desktop environment which doesn't want to maximize
an application to full-screen.

 I'm also not sure why you would decompress the packages - any
adequate version of tar will cope with all the various forms of
compression, provided the decompressors have been installed [ see
posts from the last 24 hours for which versions of tar are adequate,
in the archives if you weren't subscribed ].

das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce

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