How to build 32 bit glibc in a 64 bit host ?

Thu Jul 3 19:26:00 GMT 2008

On 3 Jul 2008, Metuki Sabhe stated:

> Nothing fancy:
> ../glibc-2.5/configure --build i386-linux
> --prefix=/home/metuki/glibc-2.5-install
> If I remove the --build parameter, it builds ok.

`i386-linux' is appropriate only if you're trying to build on an actual
i386. Those systems indeed cannot support TLS.

You probably want to specify --build i686-pc-linux-gnu at the very

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