matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Jun 27 11:14:27 PDT 2011
On 26/06/2011 22:58, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Matthew Burgess wrote:
>> On 26/06/2011 20:09, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>>> I have found that if I change this to
>>> 1. sh Configure -des -Dprefix=/tools
>>> 2. make
>>> 3. cp -v perl cpan/podlators/pod2man /tools/bin
>>> 4. mkdir -pv /tools/lib/perl5/5.14.1
>>> 5. cp -Rv lib/* /tools/lib/perl5/5.14.1
>>> then all packages in the book build without complaint. The build time
>>> does not seem to change a lot.
>>> The change in line 3 is due to the new distribution, but the first 2
>>> lines are the more significant. We build the whole distro, but still do
>>> not do a complete `make install'.
>> Ah, thanks for that. My previous attempt with 5.14.0 made the same
>> changes to 1& 3, but didn't change 2 which is why it obviously failed
>> for me. I don't see any problems with the proposed instructions; I
>> assume you did a full chapter 6 test suite run to verify it? I think
>> it's Glibc& Coreutils that are particularly picky about the Perl
>> installation, if I recall correctly.
> You are right about that the reason for perl in Chapter 5 is Glibc and
> Coreutils. The tests for Perl in Chapter 6 are run after both of those
> and the Chapter 6 install instructions don't change. I still get "All
> tests successful".
> I do get some FAILs in coreutils:
> FAIL: misc/help-version
> FAIL: misc/invalid-opt
> I'm not sure why, but I don't think they are related to perl. I also
> don't think they are significant.
They disappear for me if I don't apply the i18n patch, though I've not
investigated any further.
> For glibc, I get:
> make: *** [/sources/glibc-build/rt/tst-cpuclock2.out] Error 1
> make: *** [/sources/glibc-build/elf/tst-audit4.out] Error 132
> make: *** [/sources/glibc-build/elf/tst-audit6.out] Error 132
> make: *** [/sources/glibc-build/elf/tst-audit7.out] Error 132
> Google says the audit tests are due to an optimization issue in gcc-4.6.
> The fix is to add -mno-vzeroupper for those tests.
> I don't think we need to address this.
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