error while make-ing binutils

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at mindspring.com
Mon Oct 10 02:21:56 PDT 2005


On Mon, 10 Oct 2005, Andrew Benton wrote:

> sunaram wrote:
> > hi,
> >   i am trying to build a linux system with lfs6.1 . my
> > host system is fedora core 4. while i try to make
> > binituils-2.15.94.2.2 i get the following error
> > message.
>
> If you want to build LFS on Fedora Core 4 you'll need to follow the
> development version of the book. LFS-6.1 won't compile on Core 4.

i'm assuming this is just a specific example of the more general
statement that a lot of the older software won't compile under the
newer gcc-4.x compiler, right?  i went through exactly this trying to
build a toolchain using "crosstool" and, when i moved to FC4, all
kinds of things broke until i gave up on using the older software and
just went with the latest versions of everything.

rday



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