Glibc 2.3.1 problems

Matthew Burgess ca9mbu at
Sun Nov 24 06:39:46 PST 2002

"Jules Colding" <JuBColding at> wrote in message
news:1038133107.1270.15.camel at apollo...
> Hi all,
> I have been trying to build my own LFS system based upon LFS 4.0.
> Following the instructions to the letter (according to the book) got me
> there. I then tried to upgrade glibc to 2.3.1. I applied the attached
> patch (functionally identical to 2.2.5 patch) and started to build the
> system.
> Everything was OK up and until I entered the chroot environment. In the
> chroot environment I created the various directories, mounted proc,
> executed MAKEDEV-1.7, copied the 2.4.19 kernel headers and otherwise
> followed the instructions. I then compiled and installed glibc-2.3.1
> which succeeded.
> The problem is now that /static/bin/bash and a lot of the other
> statically linked packages seg faults immediately upon invocation.
> How can that be ? They are all statically linked, so they should'nt care
> about which glibc is installed. Should they ??
> Thanks a lot for any help :-)
> jules
I suggest you check the lfs-dev archives (assuming they're available - if
not use google).  The 2.2.5-2.3.x transition requires some additional
hacks/patches/trickery to work successfully.

Hope this helps,


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