GLIBC 2.17 build issues on Mac OS X

Poole Jr, Donald R.
Mon Aug 5 15:39:00 GMT 2013

On 8/5/13 10:29 AM, "Ondřej Bílka" <> wrote:

>On Mon, Aug 05, 2013 at 02:49:03PM +0000, Poole Jr, Donald R. wrote:
>> Hello All,
>> I've been trying to build an ARM softfp/hardfp toolchain on my Mac for
>> sometime now using crosstool-ng. But, crosstool-ng keeps failing when
>> building the glibc (2.17) component. I'm experiencing the same problems
>> as this cygwin post,
>> but I'm not using eglibc.  Is this a known issue for Mac users building
>> glibc? If so, this a known issue and patches are in progress to resolve
>> this? If no patches have been found, I have a series of patches to
>> this issue. Just wanted to check and see if the libc group was aware of
>> this.
>Just to be sure, did you also test current repository version?
>It can be obtained by:
>git clone git://

I have not tried the repo version. I will give it a try and report back

Donald R. Poole, Jr.
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