Building glibc-2.3.2 pass1 with static gcc hangs

Ken Moffat ken at
Tue May 18 01:34:54 PDT 2004

On Tue, 18 May 2004, Joerg Hahn wrote:

> Moin
> >  OK, but I think you originally said something about using the gcc in
> > /tools/bin which is what you are supposed to be doing (as soon as
> > something is built in /tools, we start to use it because bash's hashing
> > is switched off).
> I started making a LFS again, after I let it sleep some time. As I had
> some experience with uClibc, I wanted to make LFS build itself with a
> makefile. So I started building the makefiles, and went from package to
> package. I came to glibc make check, and fell on my nose. I had no user
> lfs, but a george, and I made it as george. I think george is as good as
> lfs. Nevertheless, I missed some pages before the first package. I did
> not set set +h and LC_ALL. First the PATH wasn' t set right, what I
> corrected at once. Now I have a user lfs, start a shell script to set
> the environment variables, and than I start the makefile.

 The `set +h' and the PATH are critical from the beginning of chapter 5.

> >  I think you'll have to give us a little more detail.  What exactly did
> > you type in that caused grep to "hang" ?  And I'll ask again, are you
> > using something other than bash as the shell ?
> My shell is the bash.
> >  Did you use debian's tools to add the lfs user ?  If you did, it might
> > have added more than you wanted - have a look at what printenv shows
> > you.
> I used linuxconf for it. I do this every time I start the makefile.

 If it is still hanging (glibc tests, or grep entered on the command
line) please give us more details (it's about a week since your original

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