Problem when installing glibc-2.2.5

Don Smith midio at
Sat Mar 23 10:16:51 PST 2002

"Tofu" <tofu at> wrote in message news:3C9C8C1C.7040406 at
> Hi everybody,
> I'm installing lfs-package-3.2 for the first time, by applying the
> strictly.
> All steps looked OK untill the installation of Glibc-2.2.5. The
> following error occured during its "configure" phase, stopping it :
> checking for assembler global-symbol directive... UNKNOWN
> configure: error: cannot determine asm global directive
> which is written by line 2590 of configure, containing an "exit".
> To understand the cause, I modified line 2580 so that it writes its
> compilation messages, and got the following :
> gcc: installation problem, cannot exec `as': No such file or directory

Apparently something went wrong while installing binutils in chapter 5
(or /bin is not in your PATH !?). Go back to that section in chapter 5
and reinstall.


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