Glibc-2.3.3 Ch. 6 make check errors - math & dlfcn

Jan Mattila jan.mattila at
Sun Aug 8 12:23:04 PDT 2004

Quoting Archaic <archaic at>:

> On Sun, Aug 08, 2004 at 01:57:49PM +0300, Jan Mattila wrote:
> > 
> > except for a couple of packages, which I've downloaded
> > from other locations or for which I've taken a newer
> > version, since I've thought it wouldn't matter.
> As per the default LFS paradigm, if you run into trouble using 
> versions not stated in the book, re-try with the versions in 
> the book before asking for support. The book versions have 
> received much more testing, and some newer packages are known 
> to not work. Also, *never* substitute a toolchain package unless 
> you really know what you are doing.

My apologies. 

As an excuse I offer the fact that none of the download sites 
mentioned have the package available and I really wanted to try 
and build my hlfs system and since the link on book's page is 
to the Freshmeat site, which obviously links to either the or the site, where
contradictory to the text in "Note 1)" there is a tarball
of the latest release Glibc-2.3.3, I thought that maybe the
book just hadn't been updated recently on that page and that,
even though I am aware of the significance of not playing 
around with the toolchain, it would be okay to download the
released tarball from the original ftp-site and that it would
even be more prudent than using an unreleased tarball grabbed
from the CVS. Silly me.

I wonder if it would be possible for someone to post a link
to a Glibc-2.3.3-lfs-5.1.tar.bz2 available for download, so 
that I could try building my hlfs system with the proper 


 Jan Mattila <jan.mattila at>

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