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Did you manually verify that the POSIX.pm file exist? If its missing the only advice I could give you is to start over from where perl gets installed during chapter 5. Luckily its the last section in chapter 5.
after checking the /mnt/lfs/tools/lib/perl5/5.8.5 directory, and finding that POSIX.pm does not exist, I tried to recompile perl. That quit w/ errors about 'ld' and something else. I have a feeling that somethings messed up. Thoughts? Otherwise I'll probably start over
more updated. Like 6.1? Will it be easier? No but seriously, you think that'd work better? I was planning on starting over anyway, but... I'll look into it. I'll have to get the error, yes I exited the chroot environment, re-made user lfs(I had to reinstall my host system, due to system wide permissions errors). Thanks.
Sorry bout taking a while to reply, my harddrive that had both my LFS system and the backup on it decided to just wipe itself clean, Ive been reinstalling and tweaking lfs since.
I dont think the new version will be any easier but maybe less trouble as more of the bugs will be worked out. I would of just started back over. You never know but later on down the line you might come into more trouble that will force you to reinstall.