Bug 502666 - 64 bit distribution is missing 32 bit headers.
64 bit distribution is missing 32 bit headers.
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
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Reported: 2009-05-26 16:01 EDT by Audrius Meskauskas
Modified: 2009-05-26 16:07 EDT (History)
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Description Audrius Meskauskas 2009-05-26 16:01:44 EDT
Description of problem:
When compiling 32 bit executable under 64 bit installation I observe the following error message: 

/usr/include/gnu/stubs.h:7:27: error: gnu/stubs-32.h: No such file or directory

Search on a web pointed me to the following page:
http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/fortran/2008-09/msg00118.html

After that I tried to install 32 bit glibc headers but, indeed, only glibc-headers-2.5-34x86_64 are visible in the package manager.

How reproducible:
I am building the L4 kernel from http://os.inf.tu-dresden.de/drops/download.html so I do not know if it makes sense to go into too big details. I will do if you will report it otherwise should work.
Comment 1 Jakub Jelinek 2009-05-26 16:07:02 EDT
glibc-headers is intentionally shipped for the primary arch only on multilib installs, the headers e.g. on x86_64 are usable both for 32-bit and 64-bit compilation.

What you forgot to install is glibc-devel.i386 in addition to glibc-devel.x86_64,
/usr/include/gnu/stubs-{32,64}.h is provided by glibc-devel, not glibc-headers.

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