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authorThomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>2010-11-26 09:06:58 (GMT)
committer Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>2010-11-26 09:08:21 (GMT)
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documentation: add FAQ entry about glibc-static issue on Fedora
Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>
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@@ -1599,6 +1599,8 @@ LIBFOO_POST_PATCH_HOOKS += LIBFOO_POST_PATCH_FIXUP
<ul>
<li><a href="#faq-boot-hangs">The boot hangs
after <code>Starting network...</code></a></li>
+ <li><a href="#module-init-tools-doesnt-build">module-init-tools
+ fails to build with <code>cannot find -lc</code></a></li>
</ul>
<h3 id="faq-boot-hangs">The boot hangs after <code>Starting
@@ -1622,6 +1624,19 @@ Starting dropbear sshd: generating rsa key... generating dsa key... OK</pre>
the <code>/etc/inittab</code> file of the generated system so that
a shell starts on the correct serial port.</p>
+ <h3 id="module-init-tools-doesnt-build">module-init-tools
+ fails to build with <code>cannot find -lc</code></h3>
+
+ <p>If the build of <i>module-init-tools</i> for the host fails
+ with:</p>
+
+ <pre>/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lc </pre>
+
+ <p>then probably you are running a Fedora (or similar)
+ distribution, and you should install the <code>glibc-static</code>
+ package. This is because the <i>module-init-tools</i> build
+ process wants to link statically against the C library.</p>
+
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