make mrproper

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at
Mon Feb 22 16:01:02 PST 2010

Louis Davies wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to build LFS version 6.5 but in Chapter 6 (6.7.1) I meet an issue
> because, when I try to give the command (as root and from the chroot
> environment)
>                        make mrproper
> the response is
>                        make: *** No rule to make target 'mrproper'.  Stop.
> Moreover I cannot access the directory  $LFS/sources   from which (in my
> opinion) I could give successfully the command.

It would appear that you didn't cd to the linux directory.

The LFS environment variable LFS is not defined inside chrrot.  It is 
unnecessary.  The files should be located in the /sources directory 
inside chroot.

   -- Bruce

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