problem by building sed-3.02

Florian Engelhardt f.engelhardt at
Fri Nov 9 02:43:39 PST 2001

Friday, November 09, 2001, 10:50:07 AM, Massimiliano Aristide wrote:

> I used Debian 2.2 and tried also with Calderas eDesktop2.4
> as the base system. I strictly followed the instructions in
> the lfs book of chapter 5. I was able to configure, make and
> install all packages except sed-3.02.
> /usr/lib/libc.a(regex.o)(.data+0x0): multiple definition of
> `re_max_failures'
> ../lib/libsed.a(regex.o):/mnt/lfs/usr/src/lfsrc/3.0/sed-3.02/lib/regex.c:194
> :
> first defined here

Have you tried to compile it with "export
CPPFLAGS=-Dre_max_failures=re_max_failures2" ?

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