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

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat Aug 31 17:16:15 PDT 2013

Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 09:20:28AM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> OK, I just rebuilt LFS in my sandbox with the new packages.  It was
>> extremely clean.  I had no FAILs at all and The only Errors were from glibc:
>> make[3]: *** [/sources/glibc-build/posix/tst-getaddrinfo4.out] Error 1
>> make[3]: [/sources/glibc-build/posix/annexc.out] Error 1 (ignored)
>> make[3]: [/sources/glibc-build/conform/run-conformtest.out] Error 1
>> (ignored)
>> OTOH, I understand the concerns.  I'll revert what I did in my sandbox
>> and rebuild and from that do -rc2.  I will still take the advice in
>> Chapter 3:
>> "The Linux kernel is updated relatively often, many times due to
>> discoveries of security vulnerabilities. The latest available 3.10.x
>> kernel version should be used"
>>     -- Bruce
>   In -rc2 I had my normal fails in binutils and parts of gcc (that
> was with my usual "set CFLAGS, CXXFLAGS and sweep the static libs
> under the carpet, also build using all CPUs" variant.  My glibc
> results looked like yours.
>   Anyway, I've now completed my normal desktop on x86_64 with intel
> graphics.  In case there is any doubt, I am standing by everything I
> tagged for 7.4 in -rc1, with the exception of two packages (elfutils
> and the ati video driver) that I only build on desktops with an ATI
> video chip.  From here it is looking very good.
>   Thanks for your work in identifying the i686 problem.

That was Fernando.  I think him for spotting the problem.

With everyone's help, we can get out a good release.  I'm especially 
happy with everyone's contributions to BLFS.  I think it will be a major 
accomplishment if we can get out the first stable BLFS release since 
August 2008.

   -- Bruce

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