5.7. Glibc-2.10.1

Suraj Linux suraj.embedded.linux at gmail.com
Wed Mar 3 22:15:28 PST 2010


I have installed and linked gawk. But now I am not able to configure
glibc-2.10.1. I get the following error.

lfs_suraj at robot-laptop:/home/disk3/sources/glibc-build
$ ../glibc-2.10.1/configure
checking for gcc... gcc
checking for suffix of object files... o
checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
checking for gcc option to accept ISO C89... none needed
checking for gcc... gcc
checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E
checking for g++... g++
checking whether we are using the GNU C++ compiler... yes
checking whether g++ accepts -g... yes
checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
configure: running configure fragment for add-on nptl
checking sysdep dirs... sysdeps/i386/elf
nptl/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/i386/i686 nptl/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/i386
sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/i386 nptl/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux
nptl/sysdeps/pthread sysdeps/pthread sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux sysdeps/gnu
sysdeps/unix/common sysdeps/unix/mman sysdeps/unix/inet
sysdeps/unix/sysv/i386 nptl/sysdeps/unix/sysv sysdeps/unix/sysv
sysdeps/unix/i386 nptl/sysdeps/unix sysdeps/unix sysdeps/posix
sysdeps/i386/i686/fpu nptl/sysdeps/i386/i686 sysdeps/i386/i686
sysdeps/i386/i486 nptl/sysdeps/i386/i486 sysdeps/i386/fpu
nptl/sysdeps/i386 sysdeps/i386 sysdeps/wordsize-32
sysdeps/ieee754/ldbl-96 sysdeps/ieee754/dbl-64 sysdeps/ieee754/flt-32
sysdeps/ieee754 sysdeps/generic/elf sysdeps/generic
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking whether ln -s works... yes
checking for ranlib... ranlib
checking whether as is GNU as... yes
checking whether ld is GNU ld... yes
checking for as... as
checking version of as... 2.20, bad
checking for ld... ld
checking version of ld... 2.20, bad
checking for pwd... /bin/pwd
checking for gcc... gcc
checking version of gcc... 4.4.1, ok
checking for gnumake... no
checking for gmake... no
checking for make... make
checking version of make... 3.81, ok
checking for gnumsgfmt... no
checking for gmsgfmt... no
checking for msgfmt... msgfmt
checking version of msgfmt... 0.17, ok
checking for makeinfo... makeinfo
checking version of makeinfo... 4.13, ok
checking for sed... sed
checking version of sed... 4.2.1, ok
checking for autoconf... autoconf
checking whether autoconf works... yes
configure: error:
*** These critical programs are missing or too old: as ld
*** Check the INSTALL file for required versions.

I even had a look at all the requirements in the INSTALL.txt file. All
are installed.

I guess ld version is old. But I am not sure what ld means. I tried
looking at synaptic and I could not figure it out.



> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Message: 1
> Date: Tue, 02 Mar 2010 12:28:55 +0000
> From: Andrew Benton <b3nton at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: 5.7. Glibc-2.10.1
> To: lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org
> Message-ID: <4B8D0487.2050104 at gmail.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8; format=flowed
> On 02/03/10 06:59, Suraj Linux wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Thanks for the help. I guess the problem is because I had not installed GAWK-3.0 on my system. But now I have installed it.But I am not able to
> > link /usr/bin/awk to gawk. How do I link it ?
> >
> As root:
> ln -sf gawk /usr/bin/awk
> Andy

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