glibc 2.12.1 will not compile on Ubuntu 10.10

J. Random Coder jrandomcoder@gmail.com
Mon Oct 18 12:50:00 GMT 2010


I don't know. All I know is that the fix has been floating around the
Intarwebs for over two years, and it doesn't appear to be in the
latest stable release (i.e. 2.12.1). :(

On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 8:41 AM, Petr Baudis <pasky@suse.cz> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 02:15:40AM -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
>> On Monday, October 18, 2010 00:35:23 J. Random Coder wrote:
>> > I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 10.10. (GCC 4.5.1, binutils
>> > 2.20.51.20100908-0ubuntu2). Glibc will not compile, choosing instead
>> > to puke out the following errors:
>> >
>> > ---------
>> > ../sysdeps/i386/fpu/s_frexp.S: Assembler messages:
>> > ../sysdeps/i386/fpu/s_frexp.S:66: Error: invalid identifier for ".ifdef"
>> > ../sysdeps/i386/fpu/s_frexp.S:66: Error: junk at end of line, first
>> > unrecognized character is `1'
>>
>> most likely hitting the __i686 define bug.  search the libc-alpha archives for
>> a patch.
>
> Do you know if a fix for this has been committed to master? I thought I
> saw it go in and wanted to backport it, but somehow I can't find it
> now...
>
> --
>                                Petr "Pasky" Baudis
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> you will never sit.
>



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