Re: native-install probs
On Thu, Jan 14, 1999 at 03:04:25PM +0000, M.C. Vernon wrote:
> Dear Marcus,
> Native-install doesn't work properly either:
> ./MAKEDEV: dirname: command not found
> chown: root: invalid user
> This is in part due to native-install trying to copy share/base-passwd
> (which doesn't exist) - I've fixed this.
You need base-passwd package if you don't use the tar file.
> Also, ./MAKEDEV doesn't have /usr/bin in it's path :(. Having added device
> files in / instead of in /dev (which may well be due to the above), I'm
> going to wipe and start again.
Oh. Seems that more problems are popping up without the symlink :)
You are doing pioneer work, Matthew!
> I'll edit MAKEDEV accordingly, but this should be incorporated into the
> base files probably IMHO.
Send me the patch, I will put it in the Hurd package.
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