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Re: trouble building glibc-2.5 and gcc-4.1.2



On 5/23/07, Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:
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On 05/23/07 03:43, Tshepang Lekhonkhobe wrote:
> On 5/21/07, Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:
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>> On 05/21/07 05:32, Tshepang Lekhonkhobe wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > I'm trying to upgrade my system from glibc-2.3 to 2.5 and gcc-4.1.1 to
>> > 4.1.2.
>> > I did "wajig build glibc" but this results in a request for gcc-4.1.2.
>> > However, doing "wajig build gcc-4.1" complains about absence of
>> > glibc-2.5. How should I proceed?
>>
>> What branch are you running?  Testing/lenny?
>
> It's a whole mess actually. There's much that remains from Etch and
> I've most recently been building Sid stuff successfully (including
> Linux 2.6.21), until glibc and gcc suffer recursive dependencies. I'll
> go check out the more exact story (for there's also gcj-4.1 and
> gcc-multilib involved), but provide some pointers now if you can.

A combo of Etch & Sid?????  Yech.  Definite recipe for trouble.

Are you trying to build Sid source debs on Etch?  That *might* work,
but why not then just move to Sid?

I'm trying to, but via the way of the source. I don't have binary
packages available. I'll proceed with the question again after a
while.

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