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Re: binutils test result mysteries
On 2012-12-02 07:29, Dennis Clarke wrote:
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From: Dimitry Andric <email@example.com>
Date: Saturday, December 1, 2012 8:35 pm
Red Hat makes it difficult to get a static C library, for some reason.
You need to turn on the "RHEL Server Optional" category in your package
manager to even see it.
Looks like they hid it way down in this :
[root@sedna ~]# yum provides "*/libc.a"
Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit, rhnplugin
1:compat-glibc-2.5-46.2.x86_64 : Compatibility C library
Repo : rhel-x86_64-workstation-6
Filename : /usr/lib/x86_64-redhat-linux5E/lib64/libc.a
The name "Compatibility C library" doesn't fill me with warm and fuzzy joy.
No, this is not the one you need. You need exactly the "glibc-static"
package. You must enable the "RHEL Server Optional" category in Red Hat
Network to be able to download it with yum. If you cannot do this,
either switch to CentOS, or accept that some tests will fail.