Assessing the binutils/glibc TLS bug

Chris Lingard chris at
Thu Dec 30 08:25:31 PST 2004

Matthew Burgess wrote:

> Hi all, I've managed to get myself really confused over this issue.

Same here.

> 1) Which package failed to build (and was this in chapter 5 or 6)?

The static build of binutils blows up.
If you strip libc after installing, (not in the book but I strip
packages after install), then module-init-tools does not link

> 2) What version of binutils does your host system have?
> 3) What version of binutils did you install in chapter 5?

Must have worked through every one on x86 and x86_64


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