glibc snapshots

Doug Ronne vextorspace at
Wed Oct 19 15:13:13 PDT 2005

On 10/19/05, Ken Moffat <ken at> wrote:
>   Sure, drink copious amounts of beer.  Well, it passes the time!

Ok, I'll try that.

> seriously, I'm trying this week's snapshot on x86_64 just for the hell
> of it - builds fine, test results similar to previous versions (on
> 32-bit multilib, I'm seeing a *lot* of test errors, but that might be
> me).
>   I am, of course, following the Cross-LFS build method.  I can't think
> of anything sufficiently different to lfs-svn to account for its failure
> to build for you.  Are you using glibc-20051017.tar.bz2, or one of the
> other tarballs (glibc-2.3, glibc-ports) ?  i686 ?

I have done the cross-lfs on an x86_64 before and had no trouble
there.  Maybe that is the key.  I was trying glibc-20051017.tar.bz2


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