bash and glibc2.3

da02043 da02043 at mail.ikasths.dk
Sat Oct 5 06:14:55 PDT 2002


Great work....

Unfortunately i dont have RH-8.0 handy. Could i make you post the rh bash 
binary you used on the list if i ask you nicely?? :-)

John Nielsen


> Its  has paid off, I now have a lfs system running glibc2.3. Just to recap
> on what i did :-
>
> Build a static dir as in Chapter 5.
> Entered the chmod environment and compiled glibc2.3.
> Exit the chmod environment and replaced bash with redhats8 bash.
> Re-entered chmod environment and compiled sh-utils, file utils, findutils,
> and bison as in chapter 6.
> Then recreated the static dir as in chapter 5. Now i have as static dir
> binary compatible with glibc2.3.
>
> To make sure glibc2.3 is properly installed i got rid of everything on my
> $LFS partion expect the new static dir and started chapter 6 again.
>
> The reason why gcc didn't compiles is because some last minute changes were
> made in glibc 2.3. See http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc/2002-10/msg00337.html for
> information and patch.
>
> Good luck everyone.
>
> Lee Hancock wrote:
> > That works ,the only problem now is gcc, libstdc++ start to winge. GCC
> > compiles with --enable-languages=c but not with --enable-languages=c,c++
> > . Right I am going to forget about and make it down the pub for last
> > orders!
> >
> > "Lee Hancock" <Lee at hancock1980.freeserve.co.uk> wrote in message
> > news:anki25$dss$1 at shadowfax.linuxfromscratch.org...
> >
> >> 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 there.
> >>
> >> 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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