Installing glibc-2.3.3-lfs-5.1 error

Chris Lingard chris at
Wed Jun 9 11:54:30 PDT 2004

Roger Merchberger wrote:

> Rumor has it that Ken Moffat may have mentioned these words:
>>  The only thing I can see in yours is right at the top, where it's
>>checking the sysdep dirs.  I've got a _lot_ more directories showing,
>>and in particular several linuxthreads directories (that was doing a
>>visual search/comparison for 'result', I'd forgotten my log would not
>>have all the detail of the tests).  Are you using the genuine
>>glibc-2.3.3-lfs-5.1 version of libc ?
> Yup. Freshly downloaded, and trying to install with the basic nALFS
> profile included with nALFS 1.2.3. -- I have not yet futzed with compiler
> options in said profile, so they are empty / no optimizations.
> Funny as it compiles/checks fine in Chapter 5... :-/
>>  I'm basically none the wiser as to what the problem is, unless the
>>configure switch to enable linuxthreads wasn't there (but it usually
>>moans if you do that).
> It seems to 'compile' as the error pops up during the "make check" part of
> the profile... I are schtumped.
> A bit more info: -- I'm compiling this on a Crusoe-based laptop running an
> LFS 4.0 install. Most of the LFS4 was compiled with crusoe-based CFLAGS,
> but I have X/mplayer/xmame/FVWM2.5 (my favorite!)/Mozilla/StarOffice 6 all
> running on it[1], so unless there's a library that's out of date, I don't
> think that it could be my machine.... ;-)
> Thanks, and I'll keep plugging away,
> Roger "Merch" Merchberger
> [1] running *very* well, too -- I've impressed many a person with that
> little rascal on how fast it runs compared to... say... RedFat. ;-)

Can you run a little test

Set up a dummy test program  echo "main(){}">foo.c

Then compile it

gcc -c foo.c  -o  foo.o

Does that work?


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