glibc error(3.3)

Jochen Schröder jschrod at
Mon Oct 7 01:52:50 PDT 2002

Pushpendra Maharya wrote:
> While compiling glibc from book 3.3 on Red Hat 7.3 it asks for some 
> option and stops.And it is not shoing that I have no name it is showing 
> bash instead .
> checking for local label subtraction... no
> checking for libgd... no
> checking size of long double... 0
> running configure fragment for ../glibc-2.2.5/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux
> checking installed Linux kernel header files... 2.0.10 or later
> *** On GNU/Linux systems it is normal to compile GNU libc with the
> *** `linuxthreads' add-on.  Without that, the library will be
> *** incompatible with normal GNU/Linux systems.
> *** If you really mean to not use this add-on, run configure again
> *** using the extra parameter `--disable-sanity-checks'.
> I have done veverything according to the book.
You forgot to unpack  glibc-linuxthreads inside the glibc source directory.
It's in the book, also by searching the archives you would've probably 
found the answer.

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