Albert-Jan a.j.nijburg at
Thu Mar 28 05:15:27 PST 2002

Well the book does tell you see Chapter 5 - Copying old NSS libraries

If your normal Linux system runs Glibc-2.0, you need to copy the NSS library
files to the LFS partition. Certain statically linked programs still depend
on the NSS library, especially programs that need to lookup usernames,
userid's and groupid's. You can check which C library version your normal
Linux system uses by simply executing the library, like this:


"Kaspar Giger" <kg at> wrote in message
news:a7v3na$ffr$1 at
> It would be good to tell the user at the beginning, how to check his
> of the glibc libraries and not at the beginning of chapter 6.

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