Chapter 5.6: Glibc-2.3.4 "symbol definition loop" errors

Andrew Price andy at
Sun May 21 18:57:40 PDT 2006

On 22/05/06 00:10, Andrew Price wrote:
> On 21/05/06 23:53, Ken Moffat wrote:
>> ...
> Thanks for replying, Ken.
>>  If your FC-5 system is not up to date, perhaps any updates to
>> binutils, gcc, glibc might help.  Otherwise, I recommend you to use
>> a different host system, such as the LFS Live CD.
> I thought this might be the case. I'll get the live CD burned now. 
> Should be a more stable base to start from I guess :)
For the benefit of anyone else who has the same problem and finds this 
thread (and for the sake of closure), using the livecd did solve the 
problem and the glibc compilation is chugging along nicely at the moment.


Andrew Price

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