Configure: error: cannot find install-sh, install.sh, or shtool

Error while make

make tools/mklibs/compile V=s

Error:

configure: error: cannot find install-sh, install.sh, or shtool in "." "./.." "./../.."
Makefile:35: recipe for target '/home/user/openwrt/build_dir/host/mklibs-0.1.44/.configured' failed
make[2]: *** [/home/user/openwrt/build_dir/host/mklibs-0.1.44/.configured] Error 1

Note: you must have done a full tree build (make, or make world) beforehand for this to work reliably.