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Old 06-13-2005, 10:17 AM   #1
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error with make congure-host

I am a Linux neophyte plodding through LFS version 6 and can't get past the make configure-host command. I get the following:

Configuring in bfd
loading cache ./config.cache
checking for Cygwin environment... no
checking for mingw32 environment... no
configure: error: can only configure for one host and one target at a time
make: *** [configure-bfd] Error 1

I am logged on as root using Suse Enterprise Server 9 (I began the project using REdhat 9 but changed to Suse when I read about the kernel version required). I am using an ASUS P2B-D with 2 P3 350's. Any ideas?
Old 06-14-2005, 07:56 PM   #2
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I had this same problem. It turns out that I was missing the a.out. I ended up removing binutils and binutils-build and starting over. Check the configure.log as it will give you more information as to what is causing the error with make configure-host. Also make sure you have flex and bison installed on your host system as these are needed for the build.


Old 06-15-2005, 03:14 PM   #3
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Thanks for the suggestions. I'll check these things out and give it another go.



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