findutils-4.1: configure: error: ...cross-compiling; SOLVED

GWright geoffwright at rogers.com
Mon Oct 21 16:19:22 PDT 2002


On Sunday 20 October 2002 10:22 pm, GWright wrote:
> Hi.
>
> doc: 4.0-rc1
> packages: lfs-packages-4.0-rc1.tar
> base distro: Mandrake 9.0 2.4.19-16mdk
>
> /mnt/lfs is mounted on /dev/hdb7
>
> directory structure looks like:
> /mnt/lfs/static/src/findutil-4.1
>
> $LFS is set to /mnt/lfs
>
> [lfs at linux findutils-4.1]$ patch -Np1 -i ../findutils-4.1.patch
> patching file find/defs.h
> patching file find/fstype.c
> patching file find/parser.c
> patching file find/pred.c
> patching file find/util.c
> patching file lib/nextelem.c
> patching file xargs/xargs.c
> [lfs at linux findutils-4.1]$ CPPFLAGS==-Dre_max_failures=re_max_failures2
> ./configure --prefix=$LFS/static
> ...
> ...
> checking whether cross-compiling... yes
> ...
> ...
> checking whether closedir returns void... configure: error: can not run
> test program while cross compiling
>
> There is a post on lfs-support:
> Re: Problems after installing glibc
> From: Bryan Mason (bmason_at_bmason.com)
> Date: Tue Jul 09 2002 - 23:39:12 PDT
>
> which talks about this problem.  However, it seems that Bryan's problem
> occurs in Chapter 6 using [lfs] version 3.3 on top of SuSE5.3. His problem
> was solved by moving "libc.so from /usr/lib to /lib in the chroot-ed
> system."
>
> Since I am only in Chapter 5 at this point, is this relevant to me?
>
> Someone else from the list asked if he had remembered, "did you remember to
> do this part?
> echo "cross-compiling = no" > configparms &&"
>
> Does this sound like something I should pursue and if so, could someone
> explain to me where I am supposed to enter this command?
>
> Thanks in advance for any advice.
> geoff


I made a mistake.  I applied the patch before I had untarred the findutils 
tarball.  dumb.  still having fun though!
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