More on building glibc..

Bill's LFS Login lfsbill at
Fri Nov 7 13:26:30 PST 2003

On Fri, 7 Nov 2003, Dale Weber wrote:

> On Friday 07 November 2003 12:25 pm, Bill's LFS Login wrote:
> > On Fri, 7 Nov 2003, Dale Weber wrote:
> > > 	Well, it needs to be mentioned IN the BOOK then. :)  This is NOT an
> > > obvious thing and I don't think linuxthreads is mentioned in the chapter
> > > on obtaining the sources - I will double check though as I could very
> > > well have missed this.
> >
> > You did. On the other issue of your headers, I'm an ametuer here, but
> > did you skip the "Installing Linux Headers" step?
> 	I installed all the headers that are needed just fine. :)  It was the missing
> glibc-linuxthreads package that was messing me up.  There was no mention of
> having to retrieve this and unpack it in the glibc-2.3.2 directory prior to
> trying to configure and build glibc.  This needs to be added to the section
> on building glibc - I would have not had any problems at all if this had been
> in the glibc section. :D

Chapter 5. Constructing a temporary system

Installing Glibc-2.3.2

Glibc installation

   Before starting to install Glibc, you must cd into the glibc-2.3.2
   directory and unpack Glibc-linuxthreads in that directory, not in the
   directory where you usually unpack all the sources.
> 	8-Dale

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