Glibc 2.3.2 Build Failure

Tushar Teredesai tushar at
Sun Mar 30 19:05:20 PST 2003

Casey wrote:

>I'm trying to build glibc 2.3.2 in the beginning of Chapter 6. It fails
>during the configuration script with the error:
>  checking for gcc option to accept ANSI C... none needed
>  checking how to run the C preprocessor... /lib/cpp
>  configure: error: C preprocessor "/lib/cpp" fails sanity check
>  See `config.log' for more details.
>glibc 2.3.1 seems to work, is there a quick fix for this or what? Has
>anyone else seen this error? I tried linking /static/bin/cpp to /lib/cpp
>but it still errors out. If anyone has some good ideas let me know.
Yep, did you check config.log to for the error?

You need to touch some include file since configure needs it, dunno 
which since I use pure_lfs approach. Someone posted it recently, search 
the archives if you are not using the version in the book.

Tushar Teredesai

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