Crosstool-ng-1.17.0 build-fails-on-ubuntu-12-04.I am getting the below error when i am trying to build crosstool-ng-1.17.0. Please help me to fix the issue.

shiny@ubuntu:~/crosstool-ng-1.17.0$ ./ct-ng build

[INFO ] Performing some trivial sanity checks

[INFO ] Build started 20130117.184001 [INFO ] Building environment variables



[INFO ] Retrieving needed toolchain components' tarballs

[WARN ] Could not retrieve 'eglibc-2_13'


[ERROR] >> Build failed in step 'Retrieving needed toolchain components' tarballs'

[ERROR] >> called in step '(top-level)'

[ERROR] >>

[ERROR] >> Error happened in: do_libc_get[scripts/build/libc/eglibc.sh@808]

[ERROR] >> called from: main[scripts/crosstool-NG.sh@550]

[ERROR] >>

[ERROR] >> For more info on this error, look at the file: 'build.log'

[ERROR] >> There is a list of known issues, some with workarounds, in:

[ERROR] >>
'/opt/crosstool-ng-1.17.0/share/doc/crosstool-ng/ct-ng.1.17.0/B - Known issues.txt'


[ERROR] (elapsed: 0:21.13)

[00:22] / make: * [build] Error 1

2 Answers 2


Don't build your own cross-compiler, it's too complicated to get it right. There's a suitable cross-compiler available here.


This may help you:
Development environment raspberry cross compiler

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