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

Fri Aug 12 00:26:50 UTC 2005
Johnny Hughes <mailing-lists at hughesjr.com>

On Thu, 2005-08-11 at 19:15 -0400, Charlie Brady wrote:
> 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.

I agree ... and I would not use that kernel on anything important.
There are memory leaks that cause Kernel oopses on moderately loaded

I am currently installing an up2date RHEL-4 install specifically to
build this package and verify that the issue is not CentOS specific.
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