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Old 04-13-2012, 05:16 AM   #1
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'-v' unrecognized with some commands when using 13.37 for linux from scratch 7.1

I'm using slackware 13.37 for lfs 7.1 n' wanted to ask why the print in next line (-v) option is not recognized as per the 7.1 reference for chmod, mount and mkdir.

Old 04-13-2012, 07:22 AM   #2
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No idea what you are smoking, but on my Slackware64 13.37 all these three commands support the "-v" option.
It's "v" for "verbose". I am not sure what you meant with "print in next line".

Also note that Linux From Scratch != Slackware.

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Apologies if i was unclear;

mkdir -v, chmod -v , etc were not complying but will switch to the LFS forum and ask.
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Those commands all work perfectly well with -v in standard Slackware. I'm wondering if you have some bad aliases defined [1]. 'alias' will list them, 'unalias -a' will get rid of them all. Or maybe you're doing something 'clever' like replacing bash with busybox?

[1] Aliases are baaad, m'kay
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The OP has been asked again in the LFS forum, here.
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