Problem with Ncurses-5.4 install

Chris Staub chris at
Mon Jun 12 19:30:25 PDT 2006

Chris Staub wrote:
> Deepak Mishra wrote:
>> The install script is trying to make a dir /roots which is already
>> present so fails.
>> pleasse tell me what should i do. can i comment this line and continue 
>> install?
>> this is happening at the starting of the script.
>> It is trying to create a dir /tools  and then it is again trying to
>> create /tools/man and then it fails.
>> Please help in this..
>> thanks in adv.
>> Deepak
> Looks like you don't have the /tools symlink, or $LFS/tools isn't owned 
> by the LFS user. What is the output of "ls -l /"?

Actually, just do "ls -ld /tools" and paste the output here. Also, is 
what you said about the install process trying to create "/roots" 
accurate, or was that a typo?

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