[lfs-dev] glibc and rpc headers

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Mon Aug 27 08:41:42 PDT 2012

On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 09:48:41AM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:

> I think we have corner case here.  The only system that is a problem is 
> 7.1 without libtirpc being installed (or someone who didn't follow the 
> book).  Now that I think of it, we could add to the host system 
> requirements a check for /usr/include/rpc/rpc.h and if it doesn't exist 
> just untar the glibc tarball and copy the header files from there to the 
> host.  I doubt that they've changed and in that case they are not being 
> used by anything else even if they have changed.
> tar -xf   glibc-2.16.0.tar.xz
> su -c 'cp glibc-2.16.0/sunrpc/rpc/*.h /usr/include/rpc'
> rm -r     glibc-2.16.0
> For this rare corner case, that's the minimum needed.
>    -- Bruce

 I tend to agree, but people who have built a recent LFS will
probably not notice that change to the host requirements - perhaps
we need to swallow our pride and point out that it is our own users
who might need to do this ?

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