Make error in glibc
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed May 5 18:30:57 PDT 2010
gaurav k wrote:
> Hey Guys...
> I just thought I'd let you all know how it turned out.
> Chris, you were absolutely right. There was a package missing. I had
> followed "host system requirements", but it seems that autoconf is
> needed too. Ubuntu Lucid does not have it installed by default. If
> you see the output I have pasted below- you'll see that autoconf was
> missing. It is not mentioned in the "host system requirements". It
> worked as soon as I installed it.
I can certainly add autoconf to the host requirements, but the last time
we checked, it was not a prerequsite for glibc. It should only be
needed if configure.in is modified. We certainly build glibc in Chapter
6 without autoconf.
> Simon- I really know just the basics about how bash works- but thank
> you for pointing out that scripts might use /bin/sh- I had no clue!
> But dash worked for me - luckily!
In the past, dash did not work. It may be version dependent. I still
think bash is the better option.
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