bash compiling errors

tim pprins at
Tue Oct 1 15:50:48 PDT 2002

On Tuesday 01 October 2002 11:36 am, Billy O'Connor did speak unto the huddled 
masses, saying:
> pprins at (tim) writes:
> > Just out of curiosity, why is that?
> Try not to top-post, it's confusing.
> Mandrake 9 uses bash-2.05b, so you're automatically fscked.  But even
> retrofitting bash-2.05a onto it, which I've done on rc2, rc3 and 9
> final, Mandrake has stopped including the glibc libraries necessary to
> build even static bash with.  Reinstalling glibc, which is
> non-trivial, might get you out of it, but I've not tested that.

Ok, I think I figured it out. By default, Mandrake does not install the 
glibc-static-devel package. After installing that, it seems to work ok.

Thanks for your help

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