[lfs-dev] Development LFS, Chapter 6.12 File-5.28 configure error

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Aug 7 18:10:55 PDT 2016


DJ Lucas wrote:
>
>
> On 08/07/2016 06:08 PM, Peng HG wrote:
>> The configure file runs /usr/bin/file around line 7592 to effect a test,
>> and then says /usr/bin/file can't be found. Should those lines be
>> changed to /tools/bin/file?
>
> It appears to be harmless, not sure why file's configure is checking for
> itself. In the interest of simplicity, I'd recommend adding file with perl
> on the createfiles page.

It's an artifact of autotools.  There is no need to change anything. 
There are lots of warnings and errors thrown by configure in various 
situations that should be ignored.  I don't want to set a precedent for 
these.

   -- Bruce



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