ch6.9 glibc-2.5 configure error

William Harrington wwh20610 at cmsu2.cmsu.edu
Wed Feb 28 06:04:33 PST 2007


On Feb 28, 2007, at 7:55 AM, Nick Bowes wrote:

>
> Hi there,
> running the configure command for glibc-2.5 ch 6.9 throws up the  
> following error:
>
> - checking for C cleanup handling... no
> - configure: error: the compiler must support C cleanup handling
>
> It said I should checkout the "config.log" in the build dir in  
> order to establish the cause though it means little to me  
> unfortunatly.  I have pasted what I think is the interesting bit as  
> theres way too much to plonk it all in here.
>
> configure:64: $? = 0
> configure:67: test -s conftest
> configure:70: $? = 0
> configure:82: result: yes
> configure:91: checking for C cleanup handling
> configure:116: gcc -o conftest -g -O2 -Werror -fexceptions    
> conftest.c  >&5
> conftest.c:36:19: error: stdio.h: No such file or directory
> configure:122: $? = 1
> configure: failed program was:
> | /* confdefs.h.  */
>
> Could you point me in the right direction to solve this.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Nick
>

I'd suggest to build dummy.c and use gcc -v (for verbosity) and find  
out where your compiler is looking for headers.

having an error for stdio.h with "No such file or directory" isn't  
desired.

 From there we can determine the health of your compiler from Chap5.

Sincerely,

William



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