Glibc Note for Release

Jim Gifford lfs at
Wed Jun 29 10:45:56 PDT 2005

Jeremy Huntwork wrote:

> Jim Gifford wrote:
>> I just confirmed something that we need to probably put a note into 
>> the book.
>> If a glibc in chapter 5 is built without support for libidn, and you 
>> attempt to build it in chapter 6 with libibn you will get the symlink 
>> failure in the chapter 6 glibc. This has been mentioned on the lists 
>> before, but I have confirmed it.
> Are we planning on putting libidn in the book? If not, I don't see why 
> we need such a note, as the only time you should be building glibc is 
> if you're building a new system. As per our usual stance on this sort 
> of thing, items that fall outside the realm of the book should be hint 
> material.
> -- 
> JH

Just a question isn't this what the errata page is for???

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