nptl directory does not exist

Ruben psychobuffalo at
Tue Mar 30 07:47:48 PST 2004

Roel Neefs <geryon at> wrote in 
news:200403301704.26052.geryon at

> On Tuesday 30 March 2004 10:50, Ruben wrote:
>> I am trying to build LFS 5.0+, using the hints at
>> to build with a 2.6.4 kernel. I have
>> binutils- and gcc 3.3.3 installed. I am on Chp. 5 and when
>> trying to configure glibc I get this error:
>> configure: error: add-on directory "nptl" does not exist.
>> I am guessing that this means that I don't have the correct glibc,
>> but I downloaded glibc-2.3.2 from one of the RH mirrors, as indicated
>> in the hint. Does anyone know what the problem is?
> That's because nptl is only part of glibc's > 2.3.2, the hint says not 
> to download the glibc tarball from redhat, but to do a cvs checkout.

I don't have an Internet connection on my Linux box.... is there no other 
way to get the proper glibc? 


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