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Old 10-27-2012, 11:54 PM   #1
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Error in 'make install' of Util-linux-ng-2.16 LFS 6.5

Host system : Ubuntu 11.10

LFS book version 6.5

Chapter 6.19

make install of Util-linux-ng-2.16 fails with the following error.

make install-exec-hook
make[5]: Entering directory `/sources/util-linux-ng-2.16/shlibs/uuid/src'
if test "/usr/lib" != "/lib"; then \
mkdir -p /lib; \
mv /usr/lib/* /lib; \
so_img_name=$(readlink /usr/lib/; \
so_img_rel_target=$(echo /usr/lib | sed 's,\(^/\|\)[^/][^/]*,..,g'); \
(cd /usr/lib && \
rm -f && \
ln -s $so_img_rel_target/lib/$so_img_name; \
/bin/sh: command substitution: line 4: syntax error near unexpected token `)'
/bin/sh: command substitution: line 4: `readlink /usr/lib/'
make[5]: *** [install-exec-hook] Error 1
make[5]: Leaving directory `/sources/util-linux-ng-2.16/shlibs/uuid/src'
make[4]: *** [install-exec-am] Error 2
make[4]: Leaving directory `/sources/util-linux-ng-2.16/shlibs/uuid/src'
make[3]: *** [install-am] Error 2
make[3]: Leaving directory `/sources/util-linux-ng-2.16/shlibs/uuid/src'
make[2]: *** [install-recursive] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/sources/util-linux-ng-2.16/shlibs/uuid'
make[1]: *** [install-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/sources/util-linux-ng-2.16/shlibs'
make: *** [install-recursive] Error 1

I tried 4 times after fully removing the Util-linux-ng-2.16 directory.

Should I post any more details ? Please help me..

Last edited by Veena_Gecw; 10-28-2012 at 02:54 AM.
Old 10-29-2012, 02:19 PM   #2
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Outside of the fact that lfs 6.5 is old or outdated did you do a version test of host utilities?


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