SOLVED Re: Problem with nALFS 1.2.1

Alex Potter spambin at
Sat Jan 24 21:03:38 PST 2004

Kevin P. Fleming thusly spake in <400CAFB9.1080505 at> :

> Ryan.Oliver at wrote:
>> Ahhh, the old Mandrake missing static-devel package syndrome.
>> Cant build static binaries without static libs...
> Interesting, I never would have that of that one, Ryan. I'll file that
> away for future reference.

Well, It wasn't that - it was the security settings  - 
a grep tmp /etc/profile.d pointed me in the right direction - for some
reason, the shell after su to the lfs user was still using root's temp
directory - /root/tmp - so of course lfs couldn't write temp files there.

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