binutils make check FAIL chapter 6.13

Samuel Nicholas samuelnicholas at airnet.com.au
Sat Feb 5 13:02:56 PST 2005


hello fair lfs users

this is my first time building lfs

after following the book to the letter making lfs on my gentoo box i 
havent had any problems until running the make check on binutils at 
chapter 6.13
here is (hopefuly) a helpfull summary of my problem

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WARNING: Couldn't find the global config file.
WARNING: Couldn't find tool init file
Test Run By root on Sat Feb  5 20:55:13 2005
Native configuration is i686-pc-linux-gnu

		=== binutils tests ===

Schedule of variations:
    unix

Running target unix
Using /tools/share/dejagnu/baseboards/unix.exp as board description file for target.
Using /tools/share/dejagnu/config/unix.exp as generic interface file for target.
Using /usr/downloads/binutils-2.15.91.0.2/binutils/testsuite/config/default.exp as tool-and-target-specific interface file.
Running /usr/downloads/binutils-2.15.91.0.2/binutils/testsuite/binutils-all/ar.exp ...
FAIL: ar long file names
ERROR: /usr/downloads/binutils-2.15.91.0.2/binutils/testsuite/binutils-all/bintest.s: assembly failed
ERROR: /usr/downloads/binutils-2.15.91.0.2/binutils/testsuite/binutils-all/bintest.s: assembly failed
Running /usr/downloads/binutils-2.15.91.0.2/binutils/testsuite/binutils-all/dlltool.exp ...
Running /usr/downloads/binutils-2.15.91.0.2/binutils/testsuite/binutils-all/hppa/objdump.exp ...
Running /usr/downloads/binutils-2.15.91.0.2/binutils/testsuite/binutils-all/m68k/objdump.exp ...
Running /usr/downloads/binutils-2.15.91.0.2/binutils/testsuite/binutils-all/nm.exp ...
Version /usr/downloads/binutils-build/binutils/nm-new directory
ERROR: /usr/downloads/binutils-2.15.91.0.2/binutils/testsuite/binutils-all/bintest.s: assembly failed
Running /usr/downloads/binutils-2.15.91.0.2/binutils/testsuite/binutils-all/objcopy.exp ...
Version /usr/downloads/binutils-build/binutils/objcopy directory
ERROR: /usr/downloads/binutils-2.15.91.0.2/binutils/testsuite/binutils-all/bintest.s: assembly failed
ERROR: unresolved 1
Running /usr/downloads/binutils-2.15.91.0.2/binutils/testsuite/binutils-all/objdump.exp ...
Version /usr/downloads/binutils-build/binutils/objdump directory
ERROR: /usr/downloads/binutils-2.15.91.0.2/binutils/testsuite/binutils-all/bintest.s: assembly failed
Running /usr/downloads/binutils-2.15.91.0.2/binutils/testsuite/binutils-all/readelf.exp ...
Version /usr/downloads/binutils-build/binutils/readelf directory
ERROR: /usr/downloads/binutils-2.15.91.0.2/binutils/testsuite/binutils-all/bintest.s: assembly failed
ERROR: unresolved 1
Running /usr/downloads/binutils-2.15.91.0.2/binutils/testsuite/binutils-all/size.exp ...
Version /usr/downloads/binutils-build/binutils/size directory
ERROR: /usr/downloads/binutils-2.15.91.0.2/binutils/testsuite/binutils-all/bintest.s: assembly failed
Running /usr/downloads/binutils-2.15.91.0.2/binutils/testsuite/binutils-all/windres/windres.exp ...

		=== binutils Summary ===

# of expected passes		1
# of unexpected failures	1
# of unresolved testcases	4
make[3]: *** [check-DEJAGNU] Error 1
make[3]: Leaving directory `/usr/downloads/binutils-build/binutils'
make[2]: *** [check-am] Error 2
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/downloads/binutils-build/binutils'
make[1]: *** [check-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/downloads/binutils-build/binutils'
make: *** [check-binutils] Error 2

i went over the previous steps to see if there was anything i missed but 
alas nothing i could find to fix the problem

any suggestions, helpfull hints and pointers in the right direction will 
be most welcome.

Samuel Nicholas



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