Binutils 2.14 loop trouble

pampano pampano at macau.ctm.net
Sat Dec 4 10:00:56 PST 2004


We're having trouble with the binutils make configure-host command. The 
system keeps looping the following lines:


lfs at linux:/mnt/lfs/sources/binutils-build> make configure-host
make: Warning: File `../binutils-2.14/Makefile.in' has modification time 
1e+08 s
in the future
/bin/sh ./config.status --recheck
running /bin/sh ../binutils-2.14/configure --prefix=/tools 
--disable-nls--no-c
reate --no-recursion
loading cache ./config.cache
checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking target system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking for i686-pc-linux-gnu-ar... no
checking for ar... (cached) ar
checking for i686-pc-linux-gnu-as... no
checking for as... (cached) as
checking for i686-pc-linux-gnu-dlltool... no
checking for dlltool... (cached) dlltool
checking for 
i686-pc-linux-gnu-ld...(cached)/usr/lib/gcc-lib/i586-suse-linux/3
.3.3/../../../../i586-suse-linux/bin/ld
checking for i686-pc-linux-gnu-nm... no
checking for nm... (cached) nm
checking for i686-pc-linux-gnu-ranlib... no
checking for ranlib... (cached) ranlib
checking for i686-pc-linux-gnu-windres... no
checking for windres... (cached) windres
checking for i686-pc-linux-gnu-objcopy... no
checking for objcopy... (cached) objcopy
checking for i686-pc-linux-gnu-objdump... no
checking for objdump... (cached) objdump
checking for i686-pc-linux-gnu-ar... no
checking for ar... (cached) ar
checking for i686-pc-linux-gnu-as... no
checking for as... (cached) as
checking for i686-pc-linux-gnu-dlltool... no
checking for dlltool... (cached) dlltool
checking for i686-pc-linux-gnu-ld... no
checking for ld... (cached) ld
checking for i686-pc-linux-gnu-nm... no
checking for nm... (cached) nm
checking for i686-pc-linux-gnu-ranlib... no
checking for ranlib... (cached) ranlib
checking for i686-pc-linux-gnu-windres... no
checking for windres... (cached) windres
checking whether to enable maintainer-specific portions of Makefiles... no
creating ./config.status
CONFIG_FILES=Makefile CONFIG_HEADERS= /bin/sh ./config.status
creating Makefile
make: Warning: File `../binutils-2.14/Makefile.in' has modification time 
1e+08 s in the future



We're kind of desperate as this is a school project, so we need possible 
solutions ASAP.

Any advice or solution is welcome.

Thanks in advance,

2 linux newbies.




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