glibc-2.2.5-2.patch / configure ??

Bill Maltby - LFS Related lfsbill at
Sun Oct 27 10:23:45 PST 2002

On Sun, 27 Oct 2002, M.-Iqbal Maraqa wrote:
>i am trying to install the glibc-2.2.5 as in chapte 6, and i'm facing the following problems :
>1- patch -Np1 -i ../glibc-2.2.5-2.patch gives me :
>can't find file to patch at input line 83
>Perhaps you used the wrong -p or --strip option?
>The text leading up to this was:
>|diff -uNr glibc-2.2.5.orig/linuxthreads/signals.c glibc-2.2.5/linuxthreads/signals.c
>|--- glibc-2.2.5.orig/linuxthreads/signals.c    2002-01-21 14:21:16.000000000 +1100
>|+++ glibc-2.2.5/linuxthreads/signals.c 2002-08-10 09:24:57.000000000 +1000
>File to patch: 
>i press enter and continue.
>2- after patching(?), i cann't configure the package, and configure stops after 
>*** 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'.
>with $?=1
>do u have any idea to slove this problem ?

You forgot to cd into the glibc directory and extract the linux threads
archive? Check the book install instructions again.

BTW, can you set your mailer to wrap lines around 72 - 76 or so? Right
now it's ugly on text MUAs like pine. Thx.


Bill Maltby
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