glibc-2.3.2 "make check" problem

Ryan.Oliver at Ryan.Oliver at
Tue Mar 11 15:13:22 PST 2003

> On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 10:03:29AM +1100, Ryan.Oliver at wrote:
> > One quick question...
> >
> > did you create an ${LFS}/etc/nsswitch.conf and ${LFS}/etc/resolv.conf
> > before ch6 glibc build? It'll need an nswitch.conf to test the nss
> >
> > Let me know if I'm off the mark ;-)

> Just to follow up there.. I did a little analysis on that and AFAICT, the
> presence of /etc/nsswitch.conf seemed to make no difference to the
> of the test suite. Glibc appears to use defaults if it cannot find an
> /etc/nsswitch.conf.  Despite my earlier suspicions, /etc/resolv.conf is
> definitely not needed.

> Back to Christian's original problem. That test does this:-
> "  /* This will allocate some memory, which should be automatically
>      freed at exit.  */
>   res_query ("", C_ANY, T_ANY, buf, 256);"
> Loopback related problem maybe ?? Dunno.

Hmmm, maybe needs a hosts file... I dunno, I dont see this but I go hammer
and tongs and copy everything nss related over to my ${LFS}/etc

Will run a test tonight without doing so and see if I can replicate it...


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