2.3.6 bugs and fun

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Jul 24 15:37:55 PDT 2000

> Why do you doo this:
> root:bin# cp gunzip gzip $LFS/bin
> root:bin# rm gunzip gzip
> Why not just a 'mv'? Also of note, my gunzip was already in $LFS/bin
> prior to this step (mysterious).

Try it. It will result in an error (we think it's due to hard links
between the files but we're not too sure).

> root:/bin# mv date echo false pwd stty $LFS/bin
> (see the typo above? '/bin' should just be 'bin')

Ok, consider it fixed.
> root:MAKEDEV-2.5# cp MAKEDEV /dev
> root:MAKEDEV-2.5# chmod 754 /dev/MAKEDEV
> root:MAKEDEV-2.5# sed s/"# 9"/9/ /dev/MAKEDEV >/dev/MAKEDEV2
> root:MAKEDEV-2.5# mv /dev/MAKEDEV2 /dev/MAKEDEV
> After the 'mv' my MAKEDEV lost it's executable bit, causing me to
> chmod again. Who know why...just to be safe why not move the chmod
> step to the end just to save time.

Already a known thing and I've already fixed it.
Gerard Beekmans

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