patching GLIBC-2.1.3 ..? :-(

Simon Perreault nomis80 at videotron.ca
Fri Jun 30 21:21:21 PDT 2000


You must apply the patch in the glibc source directory, not in the
glibc-build directory.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gioffre Torricio" <gioffreus at mindspring.com>
To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Friday, June 30, 2000 10:27 PM
Subject: patching GLIBC-2.1.3 ..? :-(


> Hi,
>
> I'm using BOOK-2.3.5b and building from OpenLinux 2.4.
>
> Can anyone advise how to apply the patch to GLIBC-2.1.3 ..? The book
> says "If you're getting errors ... illegal character 45 ..."
>
> Errors, well I gots em! So, I get the patch, gunzip it, and do the
> patch command. I get errors from the patch. Diffs and patching are
> new for me. So, I looked at `man patch` to understand the options used
> in the the book. Then I ran the command again, and it failed again.
> Can someone tell me how to do it properly?
>
> gcc --version = 2.95.2
>
> Here'e layout and what I did to try and install the patch:
>
> configparms and I are both in:
> /mnt/hdb5/usr/src/glibc-build
>
> When I `ls` what's above me:
> glibc-2.1.3/
> glibc-2.1.3.patch
> glibc-build/
>
> ... along with others of course.  Then I do:
> /mnt/hdb5/usr/src/glibc-build
> [21] [root at locutus]# patch -Np1 -i ../glibc-2.1.3.patch
>
> == here is the error i get ==
>
> can't find file to patch at input line 4
> Perhaps you used the wrong -p or --strip option?
> The text leading up to this was:
> --------------------------
> |diff -Naur glibc-2.1.3-orig/MakeTAGS glibc-2.1.3-fixed/MakeTAGS
> |--- glibc-2.1.3-orig/MakeTAGS  Wed Jun 16 17:29:24 1999
> |+++ glibc-2.1.3-fixed/MakeTAGS Sun Jun 18 11:33:36 2000
> --------------------------
> File to patch:
>
> == end error ==
>
> Any advise much appreciate! Thanks!
> Gioffre
> gioffreus at mindspring.com
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