ncurses ./configure fails because coreutils isn't built properly

Joachim Beckers jbeckers at
Fri Mar 18 01:30:53 PST 2005

Jeremy Utley wrote:
> Illegal instruction is the key here - it's not the bug fixed by 
> DEFAULT_POSIX2_VERSION.  I'm betting somehow coreutils got built with 
> incorrect cflags (-march on the wrong processor, or something like 
> that), and that's causing the issue.

Good point. I thought the "illegal instruction" was some kind of flag 
that sort didn't understand, but it might as well be sort that segfaults 
or so.

Thanks for helping me out


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