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- Date: Tue, 18 May 1999 14:17:20 -0700 (PDT)
- From: tonya at ece.ubc.ca (Tony R. Ambardar)
- Subject: RedHat 6.0
On Tue, 18 May 1999 joel at OARcorp.com wrote:
> On Mon, 17 May 1999, Tony R. Ambardar wrote:
> > [...]
> > I had already managed to track this down and fix it by changing the "find"
> > command to "find . -type d ! -name '.' -print".
> Is this an "approved" fix? have you sent it to the egcs folks?
No, I want to make sure I can build a working system first.
> > A second problem arises when building some of the info files. "makeinfo"
> > will fail, complaining that texinfo @xref commands must be followed by a
> > "," or "." (this is a valid complaint). The texinfo package from RedHat
> > 5.2 bypassed this @xref check and can be used as a replacement for the
> > RedHat 6.0 texinfo.
> If these are in egcs, please report this to that list. An egcs release is
I will do this.
> > After these two fixes I have succeeded in building
> > gcc-2.8.1/gnat-3.11p/binutils-2.9.1/newlib-1.8.1/rtems-19990426 but I
> > still run into a couple of problems with software floating-point that I am
> > trying to iron out. I suspect they are related either to RedHat 6.0 or
> > newlib-1.8.1.
> > I have also tried building egcs-1.1.2/binutils-2.9.1/newlib-1.8.1 with the
> > latest patches and the previous 2 fixes applied. The compilation fails at
> > 2 files -- filbuf.cc and streambuf.h -- with errors about some
> > redeclarations.
> haven't we heard this problem before ... hmmmm...
> Cut and pate the failing command. Add -M to it and save the dependency
> list. Look at it carefully. I suspect that you are getting files from
> another installation mixed in.
> If you have any gcc or gnat environment variables set, it could be causing
I am doing a clean build from scratch, with no other installations
present, and my env. variables look OK. In fact, I've just managed to
build this using newlib-1.8.0, so that looks to be the culprit.
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- RedHat 6.0
- From: joel at OARcorp.com (joel at OARcorp.com)