Toolchain upgrades

Robert Connolly robert at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Jul 3 18:43:35 PDT 2006


Oops, sent send without realizing it. 

On July 3, 2006 09:41 pm, Robert Connolly wrote:
> I have attached experimental differences to build HLFS with gcc-4.1.1 and
> uclibc-20060613. Comments are welcome.
>
> gcc-4.1.1 has a demented check for "__stack_chk_fail in target GNU C
> library". Setting gcc_cv_libc_provides_ssp=yes is pretty much the only way
> to use uClibc's ssp with gcc-4.1.1; and it doesn't hurt with Glibc either,
> especially when installing to /tools.
>
> I like the idea of tossing in a 'make bootstrap' somewhere, either in
> chapter 5 or 6. Many host systems may be using gcc-3.2 or gcc-3.3, and a
> proper bootstrap would help assure the gcc-4.1.1 compiler is compiled
> correctly. Doing this in chapter 5 is more traditional, but in chapter 6 a
> profiledbootstrap is more convenient.
>
> Also, I noticed binutils-2.16.93 (and binutils-2.17.50.0.2) are more
> sensitive to CFLAGS than before.
>
> ----
>
> robert



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