Chapter 3. Preparations

Table of Contents
3.1. Stuff you will need
3.1.1. Software you will need
3.1.2. Sources you will need
3.2. Special things you need to do
3.2.1. Things you will definitely need
3.2.2. Software that may come in handy

As an installation of glibc is not an easy task. You need to do a lot of things in advance, especially in the event that something goes wrong. (That is what happened to me on my first glibc install, and I did not make any preparations.)