DOS-to-Linux translation, was Re: Installing Bash

Simon Geard delgarde at
Thu Jan 18 02:26:53 PST 2001

> If you started with an empty Linux partition, as soon as
> configure looked for a compiler to turn the source code into
> executable code, it would fail and exit with an error.

More than that. Because you wouldn't have a shell either, so you wouldn't be 
able to run configure in the first place. Or, for that matter, boot to your 
non existent shell.


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