LFS-6.6, Stage2, glibc, nscd.c:442

Mike McCarty Mike.McCarty at sbcglobal.net
Wed Jun 2 13:36:45 PDT 2010


Danny Engelbarts wrote:
> On Wednesday 02 June 2010 21:22:07 Mike McCarty wrote:
>> Paul Rogers wrote:
>>>>> have one system that trails, i.e. has exactly the package versions
>>>>> specified in the HSR, and verifies that each version of LFS does in
>>>>> fact  install flawlessly with those prerequisites.
>>>> Volunteers welcomed.
>>> I reported it doesn't work with 6.1, that's as close as I had. And the
>>> response I got was, paraphrasing, "use 6.3, it's known to work".  There
>>> seemed to be a complete lack of recognition of it being a problem with
>>> the book.  Frankly, the resistance I experienced getting general
>>> recognition the problem should be taken seriously hasn't engendered much
>>> desire to volunteer.  I don't care for this sort of welcome.
>> I haven't followed this thread very closely, so perhaps that explains
>> my confusion. What, precisely, is the "problem" with the book? Do you
>> want the authors to add a check for the running kernel version? That
>> would "fix" the book.
> 
> My understanding is that Paul came upon an error while building 6.6 from 6.1. 
> When he reported this error here the overall reply was that he should try a 
> more recent build to start with. Paul objects because the 6.6 book stated 6.1 
> would suffice.
> 
> IMO The whole discussion on wether Paul did or did not follow the book to the 
> letter does not matter one bit ... until someone proofs otherwise (i.e. is 
> able to build 6.6 from 6.1) Pauls claim that the book is wrong is correct. 
> 
> I think Paul does have a point. I'm not suggesting the book should be tested 
> against every possible running kernel version but if the general consensus is 
> that a 6.3 system is required than the book should state 6.3 until proven 
> otherwise.

Well, that would make sense. I'm not sure it would satisfy him,
however.

Mike
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