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Bug 129481 - attempting to emerge --update glibc errors!
Summary: attempting to emerge --update glibc errors!
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] Library (show other bugs)
Hardware: x86 Linux
: High major (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Linux bug wranglers
Depends on:
Reported: 2006-04-10 07:45 UTC by Darren Miller
Modified: 2006-04-10 08:43 UTC (History)
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Description Darren Miller 2006-04-10 07:45:13 UTC
attempting to emerge --update glibc

configure: error:
*** These critical programs are missing or too old: gcc
*** Check the INSTALL file for required versions.

!!! ERROR: sys-libs/glibc-2.4-r1 failed.
Call stack:, line 1532:   Called dyn_compile, line 929:   Called src_compile
  glibc-2.4-r1.ebuild, line 1260:   Called toolchain-glibc_src_compile
  glibc-2.4-r1.ebuild, line 257:   Called glibc_do_configure 'nptl'
  glibc-2.4-r1.ebuild, line 995:   Called die

!!! failed to configure glibc
!!! If you need support, post the topmost build error, and the call stack if relevant.

*  sys-devel/gcc
      Latest version available: 3.4.6
      Latest version installed: 3.4.6
      Size of files: 85,467 kB
      Description:   The GNU Compiler Collection. Includes C/C++, java compilers, pie+ssp extensions, Haj Ten Brugge runtime bounds checking
      License:       GPL-2 LGPL-2.1

Linux darkstar 2.6.14-hardened-r5 #1 SMP Fri Mar 3 00:25:08 GMT 2006 i686 AMD Athlon(TM) MP 2000+ GNU/Linux

I am also having this problem on a 64bit Intel E64T system both have the hardened kernel configuration.
Comment 1 Jakub Moc (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2006-04-10 08:00:38 UTC
Upgrading gcc doesn't not help much unless you actually switch to the newly installed version...
Comment 2 Darren Miller 2006-04-10 08:33:39 UTC
How can I switch to it when it won't compile clever cloggs?
Comment 3 Jakub Moc (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2006-04-10 08:35:38 UTC
(In reply to comment #2)
> How can I switch to it when it won't compile clever cloggs?

I'd suggest reading the howto.

Comment 4 Darren Miller 2006-04-10 08:43:10 UTC
Ok ignore me.

but why doesn't --update automatically adjust this?