Chapter 6.9 - Glibc Make Install Errors

Tijnema tijnema at
Fri Jun 8 14:29:30 PDT 2007

On 6/8/07, Jonathan Haws <Jonathan.Haws at> wrote:
> When trying to install the Glibc headers in LFS there are numerous issues.  First, make -k check produces quite a few errors (I will post them all once I run the test again).  Most are nptl, which from what I have read are nothing to worry about.  I am using the LiveCD as the host.  Now down to the real problem:
> I decided to continue when I read about not worrying about nptl, so the next step is to run:
> make install
> When this is run, it fails at the end with these messages:
> make[2]: Entering directory '/build/gclibc-2.3.6/manual'
> pwd='pwd'; \
> no $pwd/.. > lib-err-tmp
> /bin/sh: no: command not found <<-----------------I believe the problem is here!
> make[2]: *** [stamp-libm-err] Error 127
> make[2]: Leaving directory '/build/glibc-2.3.6/manual'
> make[1]: *** [manual/subdir_install] Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory '/build/glibc-2.3.6'
> make: *** [install] Error 2
> root:/build/glibc-build#
> I have searched and cannot find a resolution.  I can't continue, obviously without working headers, so I could use some expert help.  Thanks in advance!
> Jonathan R. Haws
> Jonathan.Haws at

Seems like the symlink to bash is missing, try this:
ln -s bash /bin/sh

That would create the required symlink, and your install command
should run fine.


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