Binutils version check doesn't like Ubuntu

George Boudreau georgeb at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Oct 6 14:16:40 PDT 2008


Matthew Burgess wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> Now that I've got George & Thomas' attention :-)
> 
> In order to have jhalfs correctly detect the version of binutils that my host, Kubuntu, installs, I have to change the version check from:
> 
> $(ld --version | head -n1 | cut -d" " -f4)
> 
> To
> 
> $(ld --version | head -n1 | awk '{print $NF}')
> 
> For info, 'ld --version' on this system is "GNU ld (GNU Binutils for Ubuntu) 2.18.0.20080103".
> 
> Is this change suitable for jhalfs trunk?

   No problem parsing a plain vanilla binutils. I have added the change 
to the trunk (sorry, forget to add your name to the commit)

> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Matt.
> 




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