[uClibc] file build failed - no magic numbers?

Mike Frysinger vapier at gentoo.org
Tue Jun 14 14:53:32 UTC 2005

On Tuesday 14 June 2005 10:25 am, Allen Curtis wrote:
> > On Monday 13 June 2005 10:43 pm, Allen Curtis wrote:
> >> It looks like the build is failing because it is running the
> >> /usr/bin/file -C -m magic from the magic directory not from
> >> magic/MagDir. Is this correct? Has anyone else had this problem?
> >
> > it is 'correct' because you cant execute the cross-compiled version of
> > file
> The patch for the "file" package fixes this problem.

yeah, and ?

> > the issue is that you have to have a version of file on the build
> > system that
> > is at least as old as the one in buildroot
> I am running Sarge and it has v4.09. Perhaps you mean as new as the
> buildroot version?

err, yeah, i mean the host build system must have a file version at least as 
new as the version you're trying to compile in buildroot

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