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Old 10-15-2007, 02:28 PM   #1
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LFS 6.2 Chapter 6.20.1. Installation of Sed

After the command:
./configure --prefix=/usr --bindir=/bin --enable-html
I seem to be getting this error:

checking for fchmod... yes
checking for setlocale... yes
checking for wcrtomb... yes
checking for wcscoll... yes
checking for btowc... yes
checking how to build HTML documentation... not built
configure: error: cannot build HTML documentation
./configure: line 6772: exit: install: numeric argument required
./configure: line 6772: exit: install: numeric argument required

I'm using Mepis 6.5 inside VMware Fusion on my Macbook, I'm guessing it's some package I'm missing.
is there an easy apt-get to fix this?

thanks a lot

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Old 10-15-2007, 02:58 PM   #2
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apt-get? It's looking for the texinfo you installed in section 5.28.
Old 10-15-2007, 03:14 PM   #3
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doh, I went to check out if I could install texinfo via apt-get (which I seemed to be missing indeed) but I got some errors and figured a reboot might cure it.

can't log into mepis anymore...arg

edit: looks like I didn't chroot properly and thus screwing up my mepis
ah well, no biggie

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