build error :( need help

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop73 at
Sun Jun 21 01:43:53 PDT 2009

2009/6/21 rony jak <ronnyjak at>
> hi all
> i have just download the LFS book LFS-BOOK-SVN-20090606 its really so informative   and try to build my own LFS system but when i make glibc i got this Error
> // *********************************** ERROR ***************************
> mawk: scripts/gen-sorted.awk: line 19: regular expression compile failed (bad class -- [], [^] or [)
> /[^

 You can't build glibc using mawk, you need gawk (and awk needs to be
a symlink to gawk).  Please see the host system requirements in the


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