help compiling bash static

Albert Wagner alwagner at
Wed Jan 8 14:21:44 PST 2003

On Monday 06 January 2003 5:56 pm, Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> You can try using 'strace'  and see if it shows you anything
> useful. Install strace and run it like "strace -o outputfile
> config.guess"
> Then examine the 'outputfile' file.

I ran strace as user lfs and as user root then compared the two.  As 
user root config.guess appears to use cc, but as user lfs 
config.guess appears to use gcc.  cc is linked to gcc.  You seem to 
be right about the problem being in the compiler. After compiling, 
the lfs version makes references to a bunch of directories I don't 

read(255, "rm -f $dummy.c $dummy\n\n# Apollos"..., 8176) = 887
read(255, "\n# Apollos put the system type i"..., 8176) = 865

stat64("/usr/apollo", 0xbffff9ac)       = -1 ENOENT (No such file or 

stat64("/usr/convex/getsysinfo", 0xbffff92c) = -1 ENOENT (No such file 
or directory)

stat64("/usr/amiga", 0xbffff9bc)        = -1 ENOENT (No such file or 

stat64("/bin/", 0xbffff9bc)     = -1 ENOENT (No such file or 
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