Error building glibc-2.10.1

Justin P. Mattock
Wed Nov 18 18:24:00 GMT 2009

JohnT wrote:
> Justin P. Mattock wrote:
>> JohnT wrote:
>>>  Since the current or previous release of Centos (Redhat Enterprise) 
>>> used glibc-2.5x, I thought it would be considered recent, but here's 
>>> a glibc-2.10.1 problem I encountered. The configuration settings were:
>>> --prefix=/usr  CFLAGS=" -O2 -march=i686"
>>> /home2/on07/bldlib210/libc_pic.os: In function `fallocate':
>>> (.text+0xaedb4): undefined reference to `__call_fallocate'
>>> /home2/on07/bldlib210/libc_pic.os: In function `__fallocate64_l64':
>>> (.text+0xaedc5): undefined reference to `__call_fallocate'
>>> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
>>> make[1]: *** [/home2/on07/bldlib210/] Error 1
>>> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home2/on07/glibc-2.10.1'
>>> make: *** [all] Error 2
>>> Again, help in resolving this so I can get a successful build would 
>>> be appreciated. The assembler syntax change was a very good tip, not 
>>> obvious from binutils or gas changelog.
>>> John Tellefson
>> not sure whats happening, but by
>> just glancing I see that:
>> libc_pic.os was/is being  built
>> with no idea about  __call_fallocate'
>> maybe a header file, or a library
>> that's been built with the wrong dependencies.
>> Justin P. Mattock
> If so, then the configure script missed some things, maybe version 
> numbers of system source libs needed to build the libc-pic.os library 
> correctly.
> John
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could be, but if you compiled another program/lib the wrong
way then glibc's configure script wouldn't know the

Justin P. Mattock

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