problem - compiling gcc (pass 1)

JP Caruana invalid_000jean-philippe.Caruana at wanadoo.fr_invalid
Thu Feb 19 11:06:43 PST 2004

>>all flags unset 
> good

could you give a list of *all* the flags to unset ?

>>distro = MDK 9.2
>>gcc version 3.3.1 (Mandrake Linux 9.2 3.3.1-2mdk)
> unknown quantity, for the moment


> No.  However, some suggestions.  You talked about making cleanstrap,
> which I'm not familiar with, but it sounds as if it builds in an
> existing tree.  Suggestion 1 is to blow away both the gcc-3.3.1 and the
> gcc-build directories and retry.

done it : same failure. arghh !

> Suggestion 2 is to look on mandrake lists / sites to see if there is a
> later version of the rpm.
> Suggestion 3 is to use gcc-2.95.3, if you have it available, to build
> gcc-3.3.1.  It might live in a kgcc rpm.  You'd need to note where it
> gets installed to, and make sure it's first on your PATH. [ gcc
> --version to prove which one. ] Again, blow away both directories first.

should I uninstall my current gcc first ?

> If all that fails, I would suspect your static binutils is broken, but
> usually that sort of thing is caught be the configure script.

well, it seems to be that, in the end.
waht can I do ? try to re-build my binutils, by other means ?

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