bash and glibc2.3

Lee Hancock Lee at
Fri Oct 4 10:11:02 PDT 2002

Giving it one more shot. I entered the static environment using redhats 
bash. Compiled glibc2.3, bash, sh-utils, file utils, findutils ( these are 
the packages that seem to segfault) Now i am going to try to create another 
static directory, within this static environment. Confusing but should get 

Lee Hancock wrote:

> arrhh i don't think glibc2.3 is binary compatible with 2.2, everything
> keeps segfaulting. Thought I got around it, but no :( Think the only way
> around it is to build the /static directory from a glibc2.3 environment.
> I am only on a 56k so i cant try redhat 8, too big to download. So for
> now i giving up, until the next time ;)
> Lee Hancock wrote:
>>    This is not an ideal way but up to yet its working for me. I did
>> everything in Chapter 5 and installed glibc-2.3 like you would
>> glibc-2.2.5 ( except the patch). Then I dropped out of the chmod
>> environment and replaced bash from RedHat's 8 bash.rpm package. It
>> complained about libtermcap so I also installed that library. Entered
>> chmod environment and no segfaulting.
>>   I'am rebuilding everything now, let you know how it goes.

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