problem with make install of glibc

Ken Moffat ken at
Wed Jun 23 04:37:27 PDT 2004

On Wed, 23 Jun 2004, S.J. van Atteveldt wrote:

> I am trying to install LFS5.1.1 and in chapter 5 I get problems with
> make install of the glibc package. I have done the previous steps, the
> last being
> 	make AUTOCONF=no
> but when I proceed to make install I get the following message...
> debian:~/target# su - lfs
> No directory, logging in with HOME=/

> make[1]: Entering directory `/root/target/sources/glibc-2.3.3-lfs-5.1'
> autoconf  sysdeps/i386/elf/ > sysdeps/i386/elf/
> autoconf: Undefined macros:
> ***BUG in Autoconf--please report*** AC_FD_MSG
> make[1]: *** [sysdeps/i386/elf/configure] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/target/sources/glibc-2.3.3-lfs-5.1'
> make: *** [install] Error 2
> Anyone seen this before?
> Bas.

 I've not seen it myself, perhaps because my debian system ended up
as an unholy mixture of stable and testing, but there have been recent
suggestions that autoconf on your host needs to be updated.

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