glibc-2.3.4 make check error

Danny linux at
Fri Aug 4 01:11:26 PDT 2006

Brandon Peirce schreef:
> On Wed, 02 Aug 2006 14:11:39 +0200, Danny wrote:
>> Now I am trying to build a LFS on my PII, 350MHz, 96MB
>> Unfortunatly now I am stuck at chapter 6.11 from the book (V6.1.1)
>> Make[2]: *** [/sources/glibc-build/posix/bug-regex24.out] Error 1
>> Make[2]: *** [/sources/glibc-build/posix/tst-regex2.out] Error 1
>> Make[2]: [/sources/glibc/posix/annexc.out] Error 1 (ignored)
>> Make[1]: *** [posix/tests] Error 2
>> make: *** [check] Error 2
>> I've checked the archives back till january 2005 and read every post 
>> about glibc, and found that annexc.out can be ignored (like it says)
>> but I don't know about the other two.
>> Can some please shed a light on this for me?
> Danny, I was building on very similar hardware (PII, 180MHz, 96MB)
> until the box died on me earlier this year.  I suffered a lot of errors
> which I eventually identified to be timeouts.  I can't find any logs
> that old, but those two regex failures do look vaguely familiar.
> I suggest you scan the test suite log files in the build tree for further
> info, but most likely your build is fine.  If you really want to be sure,
> I can try to describe more-or-less how it tracked them down but
> be warned, it's tedious work.
Thanx for your answer.

Although I could go on, I'm thinking of starting all over now with 6.2 
(as the 6.1.1 book isn't available online anymore (am I correct in 
this??))  Any chance that 6.2 will lead to more timeout events 'cause of 
the old hardware?


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