Busybox tar failing to compile on snapshot of uClibc

Bernhard Fischer rep.nop at aon.at
Tue Dec 12 12:52:38 UTC 2006

On Tue, Dec 12, 2006 at 12:30:06PM -0000, Martyn Welch wrote:
>I've been trying to compile busybox as part of buildroot.
>I am using yesterdays snapshots of uClibc and busybox. It seems that
>tar.c uses "bzero", which seems to be no longer provided in uClibc.

That's not really correct. If you want the SUSv3 LEGACY stuff, then turn
it on. See make uclibc-menuconfig

That said, i fixed tar to not use that legacy crap. See r16850.
>I have managed to get busybox to compile by removing tar from the build
>options, though I seem to end up with a binary for which all commands
>are hdparm!

Sounds like a broken toolchain.

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