error installing e2fsprogs

Robert A. Lerche ral at msbit.com
Fri May 1 19:08:41 PDT 2009


> On a whim, I renamed the executable /tools/bin/touch and created a
> symlink from /bin/touch (the app from the host system) and the "make"
> completed and the app install without errors.
> 
> Could this be a mis-step when I installed the coreutils?

I hit this too.  It's due to building on an old system.  There was a
change (utimensat) that the latest glibc and touch use to update a
timestamp.  (I grumbled for a few minutes when I discovered this --
why is there a change to this ancient function?)

See, for example, http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=224483

Anyhow, your fix should work for now but you probably want to upgrade
the kernel, glibc and coreutils on the build system.  You might run
into something else later.




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