Got so far :-(

John Whitmore johnfwhitmore at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 03:29:09 PST 2007


How embarrassing! So I nearly followed the book to the letter. In my
defense I'll blame the printer. Thanks for your help and sorry to add
to the noise ratio :-(

John

On Nov 15, 2007 9:23 AM, Chris Staub <chris at beaker67.com> wrote:
> John Whitmore wrote:
> > Hello again :-)
>
> >
> > The reason I posted here is that my Install failed so I thought that I
> > must have had errors with configure and make but apparently nothing
> > too serious is in there. My Install does produce errors and it gives a
> > few suggestions about what is wrong but to be honest I've followed the
> > instructions in the book to the letter. I've not created any links to
> > libm. Anyhow the error message is here and let me know if anything
> > stands out. Thanks a million for any help
> >
> > CC="gcc" /usr/bin/perl scripts/test-installation.pl /source/glibc/glibc-build/
> > cc1: error: unrecognized command line option "-W1,"
> > Execution of gcc failed!
> > The script has found some problems with your installation!
> > Please read the FAQ and the README file and check the following:
> > - Did you change the gcc specs file (necessary after upgrading from
> >   Linux libc5)?
> > - Are there any symbolic links of the form libXXX.so to old libraries?
> >   Links like libm.so -> libm.so.5 (where libm.so.5 is an old library) are wrong,
> >   libm.so should point to the newly installed glibc file - and there should be
> >   only one such link (check e.g. /lib and /usr/lib)
> > You should restart this script from your build directory after you've
> > fixed all problems!
> > Btw. the script doesn't work if you're installing GNU libc not as your
> > primary library!
> > make[1]: *** [install] Error 1
> > make[1]: Leaving directory `/source/glibc/glibc-2.5.1'
> > make: *** [install] Error 2
> >
> >
>
> Looks like you mistyped the sed command that modifies the
> test-installation.pl script. It's supposed to be "-Wl" not "-W1".
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