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Re: Glibc cross-compilation error

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Glibc cross-compilation error
Date: Wed, 12 May 2010 19:12:40 +0200
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Hello Thomas!

Thomas Schwinge <thomas@schwinge.name> writes:

> On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 05:54:18PM +0200, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
>> Cross-compilation of glibc 2.11.1 from the official release tarball
>> fails for me:
> According to your failure log, you're building this in an Nix
> environment.  What exactly are you doing / working on?  Building a whole
> system from scratch, or merely glibc in Nix, but based in an existing
> (Debian GNU/Hurd?) system installation?

I’m building the whole cross tool chain from GNU/Linux, à la
‘cross-gnu’, but using the Nix machinery instead (there’s already good
support for cross compilation and it’s very pleasant to use!).

>> Should I just give up building the “official” glibc and instead build
>> From hurd/glibc.git?
> As I said; and tschwinge/Roger_Whittaker is the branch you want, and here
> are some preliminary instructions:
> <http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/source_repositories/glibc.html>

Noted, thanks.

(That’s really unfortunate the the “official” glibc doesn’t build on GNU
and it needs to be fixed.  But I think we all agree on that...)


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