cat: input file is output file

Mark Williams (MWP) mwp at overclockers.com.au
Fri Jun 21 09:53:11 PDT 2002


Dead on... Thanks.

> Are you using compiler optimizations (CFLAGS)?
> I had this same error & had to go back and recompile fileutils without optimizations.
> 
> Will Metz
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Mark Williams (MWP)" <mwp at overclockers.com.au>
> To: <lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
> Sent: Friday, June 21, 2002 11:54 AM
> Subject: Re: cat: input file is output file
> 
> 
> > More on the problem, config.log shows this:
> > 
> > configure:1012: checking how to run the C preprocessor
> > configure:1033: gcc -E -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 conftest.c >/dev/null 2>conftest.out
> > configure:1074: checking for minix/config.h
> > configure:1084: gcc -E -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 conftest.c >/dev/null 2>conftest.out
> > configure:1080:26: minix/config.h: No such file or directory
> > configure: failed program was:
> > configure:1122: checking for AIX
> > configure:1146: checking for strerror in -lcposix
> > configure:1165: gcc -o conftest  -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64  conftest.c -lcposix   1>&5
> > /static/bin/ld: cannot find -lcposix
> > collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> > 
> > 
> > > Hi all...
> > > 
> > > Ive been getting this weird mesg now and then when running chap6 compiles:
> > > This is one:
> > > 
> > > checking for bcopy... yes
> > > checking for bzero... yes
> > > checking for isascii... yes
> > > checking for memcpy... yes
> > > updating cache ./config.cache
> > > cat: confcache: input file is output file
> > > creating ./config.status
> > > creating Makefile
> > > creating djgpp/Makefile
> > > creating doc/Makefile
> > > creating lib/Makefile
> > > creating sed/Makefile
> > > creating testsuite/Makefile
> > > creating config.h
> > > cat: ./config_h.in: input file is output file
> > > cat: conftest.in: input file is output file
> > > root:/lfs-src/sed-3.02#
> > > 
> > > Any ideas as to what causes it?
> > > 
> > > Thanks.
> > >  MWP
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