glibc compilation errors

Nathan Hall nrh2 at
Wed Jun 28 06:59:03 PDT 2000

----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Lingard" <chris at>
To: <lfs-support at>
Sent: Sunday, January 19, 2003 3:29 PM
Subject: Re: glibc compilation errors

> Nathan Hall wrote:
> > Hi, i am new to the list and am creating LFS version 4.0.
> >
> > I am getting an error on page 83 of the book when I try to compile glibc
> > I have typed the commands in as in the book and also line by line to
> > locate the error. When I type make i get the following page of text;
> >
> > make -r PARALLELMFLAGS="" CVX="" -C ../glibc-2.25 objdir='pwd' all
> > make[1]: Entering directory '/src/glibc-2.2.5'
> > 'BEGIN { subdirs = ""; inhibit = "" };            /
> Your gawk package does not work.  Return to chapter 5 and reinstall
> Check that it is static by doing  file  $LFS/static/bin/gawk

Thank you for spotting that one, i didnt have a clue what was wrong and have
just spent all morning redoing chapter 6 upto that point, not thinking that
it could be anything from chapter 5 cos i had that i have no name! thing in


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