Bash Installation

h.pellarin at h.pellarin at
Wed Jan 15 08:23:36 PST 2003

Matthew Burgess wrote:
> <h.pellarin at> wrote in message
> news:3E2579EB.70207 at
>>and then i get
>><herve__> rm -f shell.o
>><herve__> gcc  -DPROGRAM='"bash"' -DCONF_HOSTTYPE='"i686"'
>>-DCONF_OSTYPE='"linux-gnu"' -DCONF_MACHTYPE='"i686-pc-linux-gnu"'
>>-DCONF_VENDOR='"pc"' -DSHELL -DHAVE_CONFIG_H   -I.  -I. -I./include
>>-I./lib -g -O2 -c shell.c
>><herve__> In file included from shell.h:41,
>><herve__>                  from shell.c:48:
>><herve__> externs.h:163: conflicting types for `gethostname'
>><herve__> /usr/include/unistd.h:734: previous declaration of `gethostname'
>><herve__> externs.h:196: conflicting types for `strncasecmp'
>><herve__> /usr/include/string.h:277: previous declaration of `strncasecmp'
>><herve__> make: *** [shell.o] Error 1
>><herve__> [root at linsux bash-2.05a]#
>><herve__> ln -s libncurses.a /usr/lib/libcurses.a
>><herve__> ./home/herve/scratch/packages/lfs-packages-4.0/bash-2.05a
> First please read the FAQ regarding netiquette (i.e. please don't post
> "replies" to messages when your's is a new topic).  Second I'm not sure
> whether your question is in the FAQ yet but it should be - it get's asked at
> least once a week.  Thirdly please search the archives of the mailing lists
> before posting your message to see if it's been answered before.  This is
> slightly harder to do now since the search feature on the LFS website is
> non-functional at the moment, however google can be restricted to just
> retrieve LFS mailing list hits.  Finally the answer to your question is you
> need to install the glibc-static-devel package from your Mandrake CD's.
> Regards,
> Matt.

thx mathew i have a look for that
best regards

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