Java from scratch under glibc-2.3.1

Richard A Downing richard.downing at
Mon Nov 4 09:44:14 PST 2002

On Sunday 03 November 2002 01:51, you wrote:
> Richard A Downing wrote:
> >I've built a fair bit of BLFS with my new LFS 4 with glibc-2.3.1 and a cvs
> > GCC 3.2.1.  Everything seems fine.  However I am getting a solid fail in
> > compiling java.  The error message appears during linking and appears
> > related to libc.  Any pointers much appreciated.
> >
> >/usr/src/java/lib/libXm.a(ResConvert.o): In function `XmeNamesAreEqual':
> >ResConvert.o(.text+0x54f): undefined reference to `__ctype_b'
> Use the latest version of the java hint at the URL in my sig. The
> problem is libXm.a is linked to glibc-2.2 which is not compatible with
> glibc-2.3.1. The latest revision avoids this problem by linking to a
> dynamic lesstif.
> Tushar Teredesai
> LFS ID: 1377

Yep, that fixed it!  Thanks Tushar.

Cheers, Richard.
Richard A Downing FBCS
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