Cannot make glibc

Glen Robinson gtr at
Wed Oct 1 08:07:02 PDT 2008

Michael wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, 1. Oktober 2008 10:02:45 schrieb Glen Robinson:
>> I have tried to build glibc without success on 2 separate machines.
>> Both running ubuntu 8.04 desktop.  The first instance is using shared
>> space on a partition following the file next to hint.  The second
>> instance is installing on a separate disk with a 20 GB linux partition
>> and a 1 GB swap partition.  In each case I get the failure where awk is
>> blowing up in a script as shown in the attached file.  Does anyone have
>> any idea what is wrong and/or what to do next?
> Simply replace mawk with gawk on your system and you are in.
> greetz Michael
That did it.  Thanks a bunch.  I'm tweaking the toolchain and proceeding 
with gusto.


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