problems with first pass binutils

Matthias B. msbREMOVE-THIS at
Mon Dec 20 02:49:45 PST 2004

On Sun, 19 Dec 2004 17:50:22 +0100 Olaf Gruettner <olaf.gruettner at>

> I am working on lfs 6.0
> I repeatedly have problems compiling the binutils package
> it must have something to do with PATH of binaries and linker path, but
> i am not sure.
> i am able to configure 
> but make configure-host gives me an
> Configuring in libiberty
> configure: creating cache ./config.cache
> checking whether to enable maintainer-specific portions of Makefiles...
> no
> checking for makeinfo... makeinfo
> checking for perl... perl
> checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
> checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
> checking for i686-pc-linux-gnu-ar... ar
> checking for i686-pc-linux-gnu-ranlib... ranlib
> checking for i686-pc-linux-gnu-gcc... gcc
> checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out
> checking whether the C compiler works... configure: error: cannot run C
> compiled programs.
> If you meant to cross compile, use `--host'.
> See `config.log' for more details.

Please do so (that's the config.log in the libiberty directory). If it
doesn't help you, post it here.


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