Greg Schafer gschafer at zip.com.au
Sun Nov 24 02:04:56 PST 2002

On Sat, Nov 23, 2002 at 01:32:45PM -0500, Tim Janssen wrote:
> I've been installing lfs version 4.0 and have run in to a problem in ch 5
> installing gcc. I've installed all packages up to here exactly as it says
> in the book, but during the gcc install, after executing
> echo "#define HAVE_GAS_HIDDEN 1" >> gcc/auto-host.h &&
> make BOOT_LDFLAGS=-static bootstrap
> It gives me the error:
> /tmp/ccVM3bxd.s:Assembler messages:
> /tmp/ccVM3bxd.s:21:Error: Unknown pseudo-op: `.hidden'

This is a FAQ.

> I'm installing from a RedHat 6.1 partition on a pentium 166.
> running gcc -v prints:
> Reading specs from /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i386-redhat-linux/egcs-2.91.66/specs
> gcc version egcs-2.91.66 19990314/Linux (egcs-1.1.2 release)

Yep, your gcc is too old. Pls see the FAQ for details:-


You would be best off trying with a newer starting distro.

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