Error compiling BASH: cannot get hostname

Chris Keelan rufmetal at
Sat Oct 5 14:26:27 PDT 2002

On Sat, 05 Oct 2002 19:13:38 +0100
Chris Lingard <chris at> wrote:

> This has been seen a long time ago.  Your base system may be too old
> to build LFS 4.0; and you might need to build LFS 3.3 first.
> What base system are you using, version of glibc and gcc also would
> be welcome.

Hmmm. Sorry I didn't include that information. I'm building under
Mandrake 9.0 with gcc 3.2 and glibc 2.2.5.

FWIW, I had the identical error when trying to compile the 3.3 version
of bash.

~ C 
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