Error compiling glibc-2.2.5 (chapter 6)

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Thu Mar 28 20:54:41 PST 2002

On Thu, Mar 28, 2002 at 02:08:17PM +0100, frederic.ruffet at wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm experiencing problems whith lfs 3.2-rc2. I try to compile glibc-2.2.5 as
> described in chapter 6. I've already made a successfull installation on an other
> computer, and I didn't have this problem. I've searched everywhere I could, but
> I need help : 
> Error message is :
> configure: error: can not run ../glibc-2.2.5/scripts/config.sub
> This file is executable and owned by 0.0 whith whom I run the command. I didn't
> even get an error during the chapter 5. The only difference with my successful
> experience of LFS is that it was based on a slackware 8.0, and this one on a
> RedHat 7.1 (But it's same version of Kernel, Glibc...).

Please see the FAQ at

Section probably applies to you. The error isn't quite the same,
but the cause may be the same. Check it out, as well as other parts in the

Gerard Beekmans

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