Compiling my own o-system is an exciting project and I think everything has gone OK so far except this one section on installing Glibc-2.3.1. This is all in the latest Debian Woody and with LFS paperback and its CD.
I had some accidents, I forgot to install the glibc-linuxthreads the first time I tried to configure the Makefile. I went back and did that, but after running all the 'make' commands I started seeing departures from what the book told me to expect:
First when I ran
exec /static/bin/bash --login
I found that my "I have no name" prompt did not change as it said I should expect.
In the Configuring Glibc section 6.14.3, I am finding that the tzselect command is not recognized in the directory I am supposed to be in there in that part; which I assume to be /glibc-build. I found it in another directory there, /timezone, but when I run the command there it does not go. It gives an error to the effect:
/usr/share/zoneinfo/iso3166.tab ... not found
I tried going back and running the localedef command, but despite finding the actual command in another directory and running it there, I get a 'no such file or directory' error. It's as if it doesn't exist.
What is going on? Should I ignore these errors? This is mostly a test install. Did I forget something?
Any and all tips and clues would be appreciated.