Problems building glibc

Ronald Hummelink maillist at
Fri Nov 7 11:24:01 PST 2003

On Fri, 2003-11-07 at 20:23, Dale Weber wrote:
> On Friday 07 November 2003 11:10 am, Ronald Hummelink wrote:
> > LFS doesn't use the hosts kernel headers. Redhat 9 will work fine from
> > own experience as well.
> > You do not mention which chapter you are, but i suspect chapter 5.
> > What I think either the copying or one of the make steps before copying
> > the kernel headers went wrong some way. have you repeated that step
> > carefully?
> > The error tells you to check on version.h; I suggest you take a peek
> > there :)
> 	Yes, I am in Chapter 5 - already successfully built and installed binutils 
> and gcc.  I have backtracked and repeated all steps for building glibc, 
> without any luck.
> 	If I new what to check on version.h, I would.  I have followed all the steps 
> exactly as laid out in the book in chapter 5.

Try looking at config.log; it often tells you what the problem is in
more detail then the on scrteen error; with a little experience you
often can solve the issue.

> 	8-Dale
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