Gentoo Archives: gentoo-alpha

From: davide cittaro <daweonline@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-alpha@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-alpha] difficulties with glibc and GCC
Date: Sat, 19 Aug 2006 16:07:19
In Reply to: [gentoo-alpha] difficulties with glibc and GCC by jeff sacksteder
Which error do you have? I've recently emerge/update system to
default-linux/alpha/no-nptl/2.4, gcc-3.4.6, glibc-2.3.5-r3, 2.4.30 alpha
and, as far as I remember, it was painless...


On 8/18/06, jeff sacksteder <jsacksteder@×××××.com> wrote:
> > I'm currently using: > > glibc-2.3.2-r1 > gcc-3.2.3-r2 > linux 2.4 > > I'm not able to compile a newer glibc with this setup, but newer versions > of gcc require it. I would prefer not to take this server down for several > days to reinstall. First I attempted to prepare a new chroot-ed enviroment > so I could just cut over once it was ready, but 2.4/2.6 incompatabilities > prevent me from doing that effectively. Secondly, I thought of getting a > newer glibc out of GRP to bootstrap into a new enviroment rather than > building it myself. There does not appear to be a GRP for Alpha. It seems I > am stuck. > > Can anyone suggest an alternative to re-installation? > >