FTP server?

J. Scott Edwards sedwards at xmission.com
Mon Jul 19 20:35:46 PDT 2004

On Wed, 14 Jul 2004, Robert Connolly wrote:

> On July 14, 2004 12:25 am, J. Scott Edwards wrote:
>> On Tue, 13 Jul 2004, Robert Connolly wrote:
>>> On July 13, 2004 02:23 pm, Archaic wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Jul 13, 2004 at 07:45:15AM -0600, J. Scott Edwards wrote:
>>>>> I have been trying to download the shell script and patches for the
>>>>> stack smashing stuff but I can't seem to connect to the
>>>>> twocents.mooo.com server.  Is there any other place to obtain the stuff
>>>>> for propolice/ssp?
>>>>> I would be willing to put them on one of my ftp sites if it would help.
>>>> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/~robert
>>> I think you're using an old hint too, there's no shell script anymore,
>>> it's not needed.
>> That could be, I just found a book in the Wiki.  I had a problem with a
>> couple of the links in the new book:
>> gcc-3.3-autopie-x86-1.patch
>> gcc-3.3-autopie_x86-1.patch
>> gcc-3.3.3-filebuf_members-test-1.patch
>> gcc-3.3.3-filebuf_members_test-1.patch
>> I'm going to start over with the new book.
> Sorry, should have given you this url before. The latest book is here:
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/~robert/hlfs/downloads/cvs/hlfs-book-cvs-html-2004-06-07/
> I'm not sure how well the wiki is being maintained. The book is a bit out of
> date too, the summer is consuming a lot of our time, this project made most
> of its progress during last winter.

I know how the time thing goes, we are trying to move so I don't have much
time to do anything else.

I have tried to build it using that latest book, but I just can't get past
the glibc make check in chapter 6 (I did not run any checks in chapter 5).
I've tried it three times now, starting from chapter 5.  At first I was
trying to use GCC 3.3.4 because at first I couldn't find the sources for
3.3.3 and it seemed to patch and work ok.  But when glibc kept failing I 
went back and did it all over again with GCC 3.3.3 and it gets the same 

sedwards at marconi tmp $ more 
testing float (inline functions)
Failure: Test: hypot (0.7, 12.4) == 12.419742348374220601176836866763271
  is:          1.24197416305541992188e+01   0x1.8d6e8600000000000000p+3
  should be:   1.24197425842285156250e+01   0x1.8d6e8800000000000000p+3
  difference:  9.53674316406250000000e-07   0x1.00000000000000000000p-20
  ulp       :  1.0000
  max.ulp   :  0.0000

It says there were 9 errors (but I only see eight in the file).  I don't 
know where to go from here.  I could swear I have followed the hlfs book 

Any suggestions?


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