[blfs-support] Errors during Xorg Configuration

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 18:47:29 PDT 2012


Cory Cline wrote:
> Hello there!
>
> I am in the section titled "Xorg Protocol Headers"
>
> I am in the directory /sources/xc/proto/
>
> I issue the command:
>
> for package in $(grep -v '^#' ../proto-7.7.md5 | awk '{print $2}')
> do
>    packagedir=${package%.tar.bz2}
>    tar -xf $package
>    pushd $packagedir
>    ./configure $XORG_CONFIG
>    $AS_ROOT make install
>    popd
>    rm -r $packagedir
> done
>
> And it yields me the result: "tar: >: Cannot open.  No such file or directory"
>
> Any idea of the cause of this?

I think you have some kind of typo.  What do you get from:

$ grep -v '^#' ../proto-7.7.md5 | awk '{print $2}'

You need to be in the directory with the tar.bz2 files to start.

   -- Bruce



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