Error building binutils

mike.lfs at mike.lfs at
Fri Jan 14 11:49:32 PST 2005

I'm getting an error when building binutils (LFS 6.0, section 5.4).

config.log reports an error when testing gmp.h, "cannot find -lgmp". 
Everything else seems OK.

I suppose my host (Vector Linux 4.3) is too recent for the 
LFS-recommended version of binutils (binutils-

I'd appreciate any workarounds or advice on how to proceed.

My host:
VectorLinux 4.3 (based on Slackware)
kernel 2.6.7
gcc version 3.2.3
glibc 2.3.2

Mike O.

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