Problem with Step 7.2.3

Shawn Starr spstarr at visualnet.rootpass.net
Sun Jul 16 00:06:15 PDT 2000


Get the diffutils patch on the chapter, it tells you to install the patch,
seems my regex.c files all borked you may have to get the patch for other
utilities that fail on regex.c

On Sat, 15 Jul 2000, Tyrin Price wrote:

> I am trying to follow the LFS HOWTO on the Linux Documentation Project
> site and ran into the following error when trying to compile diffutils
> ...
> 
> [root at straylight]: /mnt/lfs/usr/src/diffutils-2.7 # make -e LDFLAGS=-static
> gcc -o diff -g -O -static diff.o analyze.o cmpbuf.o dir.o io.o util.o context.o
> ed.o ifdef.o normal.o side.o fnmatch.o getopt.o getopt1.o regex.o version.o
> /usr/lib/libc.a(regex.o): In function `init_syntax_once':
> /tmp/glibc-2.1.2/posix/regex.c:180: multiple definition of `re_max_failures'
> regex.o:/mnt/lfs/usr/src/diffutils-2.7/regex.c:112: first defined here
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make: *** [diff] Error 1
> 
> Is there a step I am missing in order to compile difutils with static
> links?
> 
> My base linux system is Slackware 7.0, BTW.
> 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> -=[Ty]=-  http://www2.tscnet.com/~tyrin
> 
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