[blfs-dev] glibc errors in blfs packages on i686

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Aug 29 08:02:41 PDT 2013

Matt Burgess wrote:
> On Wed, 2013-08-28 at 19:17 -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> In the glibc build procedures, a simple sed to the glibc code seems to
>> fix the problem:
>> sed -i -e 's/static __m128i/inline &/' sysdeps/x86_64/multiarch/strstr.c
>> I am proposing that we add this to both Chapter 5 and Chapter 6 of LFS.
>>    I'm not sure if we need to do an -rc2 or not.
> I don't have a problem with that sed.  I realise that upstream doesn't
> think it's the correct fix, more of a workaround, but we've quite often
> used simple workarounds until a 'proper' upstream fix has been made
> available.
> I think an -rc2 would be prudent; the sed is admittedly very simple and
> I can't see how it could cause untoward issues, but as it's in Glibc
> then it's worth being a little cautious I think.

OK, I'll do a -rc2 today.  I think it best to slip the stable release to 
September 7.  Should we update to the newer gettext, kbd, and/or kmod at 
the same time?  Those all seem to have lower potential for problems than 
the glibc sed.

   -- Bruce

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