Problem compiling busybox with libpam

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at
Wed Jan 26 11:35:28 UTC 2011

>>>>> "Spider" == Spider  <spiderwebmail at> writes:


 Spider> I was using buildroot to compile busybox and got the following error
 Spider> when I add libpam to "make busybox-menuconfig".  (The output is
 Spider> below).
 Spider> How can I get libpam to compile without this errors? If I "make clean"
 Spider> and remake everything from scratch will it work? (I am avoiding this
 Spider> because of the time to compile and fear of configuration changes)

 Spider> I searched for a similar problem but didnt find anything on
 Spider> documentation.

There's no pam support in uClibc/buildroot, so this can only work if you
use an external glibc toolchain with pam support.

Please follow up on the buildroot list rather than here on busybox.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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