Glibc build failure with /bin/sh -> /bin/dash

Matthew Burgess matthew at
Fri Feb 16 15:04:44 PST 2007

On Friday 16 February 2007 22:54, Dan Nicholson wrote:
> On 2/16/07, Dan Nicholson <dbn.lists at> wrote:
> > Damn. I tried those patches and the ones from debian unstable. I don't
> > know that the hell is going on. I might just have to throw in the
> > towel here. I can see in src/builtins.def that : is supposed to be an
> > alias for true, but it ain't working for me.
> I'll understand if you want to ignore this, but I figured it out. The
> culprit is... LANG=en_US.UTF-8 and sort. Ouch.

Glad to see you've got it sorted, Dan.  You've certainly got more stamina than 
me to get to the root of that problem.

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