Error compiling glibc

Michael Eklund willard at
Thu Jul 3 10:27:58 PDT 2003

Edward Pinski wrote:

>>This is my first error and first request for help ;)
>>I went through the archive and found out that there was a patch out for 
>>this issue, and it would be found if searching the archives further. 
>>However, i did not find this patch.
>>The error i get is this:
>>I have followed the book and applied the patches for "glibc 2.3.1" as 
>>mentioned there, with the exception of getting "gcc 2.3.1". I really 
>>don't know why i downloaded "gcc 3.3".
>>Is there a way to make this work without having to replace "gcc 3.3" 
>>with the older one?
>Well no, glibc-2.3.1 will not compile with gcc-3.3, there is no way around
>it as far as I've seen.  You're better off either using gcc-3.2.3, updating
>to glibc-2.3.2 with other patches, and not using the /static build method
>due to inherient problems with glibc when built with a gcc built with

Thank you for your reply.

I thought it would be something like that since i couldn't find a 
solution. I went back to "gcc 3.2.1" and everything is working out fine 
so far. But it's good to know for future reference.

/Regards Michael.

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