Glibc fails make check
jeremy at jutley.org
Sun Dec 5 14:45:07 PST 2004
Jon Fullmer wrote:
>(sorry, I accidentally sent this message the first time before I was
>I¹ve seen this posted before, but no one has posted an answer (assuming
>there is one). I've been following the instructions for LFS 5.1.1 very
>religiously. I've made it all the way to Chapter 6, when you need to
>compile the glibc. I'm using the "glibc-2.3.3-lfs-5.1" package. The
>configure goes fine, and the make appears to go fine (couldn't find any
>mention of errors).
>When I issue a "make check", it goes for a while, but then comes up with:
>/sources/glibc-build/catgets/de.msg:4682: invalid character: message ignored
>/sources/glibc-build/catgets/de.msg:4685: invalid character: message ignored
>/sources/glibc-build/catgets/de.msg:4688: invalid character: message ignored
>/sources/glibc-build/catgets/de.msg:4695: invalid character: message ignored
>/sources/glibc-build/catgets/de.msg:4698: invalid character: message ignored
>make: *** [/sources/glibc-build/catgets/de/libc.cat] Error 1
>make: Leaving directory `/sources/glibc-2.3.3-lfs-5.1/catgets'
>make: *** [catgets/tests] Error 2
>make: Leaving directory `/sources/glibc-2.3.3-lfs-5.1'
>make: *** [check] Error 2
>On checking Google, they mentioned that there was a problem with
>glibc-2.2.x, in which you had to specify a value for LC_ALL. I tried this:
>Cleared the glibc-build directory, deleted the source, re-extracted the tar
>ball, ran the configure again, ran the make again, ran the make check again,
>and still got the same result.
>Has anyone else run into this? Is there a solution? Should I be worried
> - Jon Fullmer
Couple of possibilities here. My first thought would be that either you
didn't install the locales properly when you built glibc in chapter
5...or something went wrong with your chapter 5 gettext installation.
That's about all I can really think of that might be a problem.
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