[CentOS-devel] Rebuild of glibc fails on CentOS 4.1

Thu Aug 11 23:15:36 UTC 2005
Charlie Brady <charlieb-centos-devel at budge.apana.org.au>

On Thu, 11 Aug 2005, Michael Paesold wrote:

>> I will try building it on an older kernel and on RHEL.  I initially
>> built it on the previous kernel when Update 1 was released.
> I can confirm that the kernel seems to be the culprit. After my last report I 
> have now just downgraded the kernel from 2.6.9-11.ELsmp to 2.6.9-5.0.5smp, 
> which solved the problem. I have successfully built glibc rpms, including a 
> set built with -mno-tls-direct-seg-refs.
> So there seems to be something wrong with the latest kernel.

That's not sound logic. Whatever is wrong with the build is only evident 
under the new kernel, but that doesn't come close to proving that the 
fault is not with the toolchain or buildscripts.