Configure: error: cannot compute sizeof (long double)

Ken Moffat ken at
Sun Jul 15 07:14:36 PDT 2007

On Sun, Jul 15, 2007 at 09:28:23AM -0400, Baho Utot wrote:
> At Chapter 6.9 Glibc-2.3.6 I get the following error when on the configuring 
> glibc step: 
> checking sizeof long double... configure: error: cannot compute sizeof (long 
> double), 77
> I have searched the archive and google and according to those sources it is a 
> version problem or I am missing in the /tools/lib directory.  I do 
> have link to
> Does anyone have any more insight into this error?
 Look for config.log (with glibc, you might have several of these in
different subdirectories), find the error message, and look at the
lines around it (probably, up to 40 lines above it) to see what
error was reported by the test program.

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