Problem in Chapter 6 - glibc zoneinfo Missing

Steve Crosby steve.crosby at gmail.com
Thu May 12 17:46:55 PDT 2005


On 13 May 2005, you wrote in lfs.support:

> Hi,
> 
> While building chapter 6 glibc v2.3.5, I get the following error:
> 
> bash-3.00# cp --remove-destination \
>   /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Thunder_Bay /etc/localtime
> cp: cannot stat `/usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Thunder_Bay': No such
> file or directory
> 
> Hmm..., so I check...
> 
> bash-3.00# ls -l /usr/share/zoneinfo/
> total 24
> -rw-r--r--  1 root root  4029 May 12 13:47 iso3166.tab
> -rw-r--r--  1 root root 17591 May 12 13:47 zone.tab
> 

<snip>

For some reason the "zic" (ZoneInfo Compiler) has failed to run, which is 
what generates all the zoneinfo files. Check your config.log and 
installation logs for more clues. There was a thread about this some time 
(months?) back, but I don't remember the cause

- --
Steve Crosby



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