infinite loop while making Glibc-2.11.1 - Chapter 5

Timothy Powell kd4iky at
Thu May 27 17:32:47 PDT 2010

Thank you that was the issue.  I have vmware on a imac and when I paused it
the clock didn't reset after starting back up.

I appreciate your response.  I finally got to chapter 6.


> On Sun, May 23, 2010 at 5:30 PM, Timothy Powell <kd4iky at> wrote:
> > After a couple of hours running I stopped the make and notice that the
> > following kept repeating in the log.? Has anyone else had this problem
> and
> > if so how did you correct it?
> I've seen this happen when the system clock is not set correctly. Make
> is tricked into rebuilding targets because they are stamped with a
> time that is older than their source files.
> When I saw this, it was on a friend's LFS build. He had quickly
> installed some Linux distribution without bothering to set the correct
> time. So check the host system's clock is correctly set.
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