binutils pass1 ld-new not there?

Karen Karenslfs karenslfs at gmail.com
Sun Feb 25 17:28:17 PST 2007


On 2/26/07, Dan Nicholson <dbn.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/25/07, Karen Karenslfs <karenslfs at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Novice apologies.
> >
> > Host fc6 with later than recommended gcc & gnu c (don't know how to
> > put in older versions)
>
> This is, unfortunately, the problem. We might be able to workaround
> it, but the easiest thing to do would be to use the LFS Live CD since
> it will have compatible tools.
>
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/livecd/
>
> > gcc -W -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -Wmissing-prototypes -g -O2 -o ld-new
> > ldgram.o ldlex.o lexsup.o ldlang.o mri.o ldctor.o ldmain.o ldwrite.o
> > ldexp.o ldemul.o ldver.o ldmisc.o ldfile.o ldcref.o eelf_i386.o
> > ei386linux.o  ../bfd/.libs/libbfd.a ../libiberty/libiberty.a
> > /tools/bin/ld: unrecognized option '--hash-style=gnu'
> > /tools/bin/ld: use the --help option for usage information
> > collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> > make[2]: *** [ld-new] Error 1
>
> So, Fedora's newer toolchain is using an option called --hash-style
> that /tools/bin/ld doesn't know about. They do this by hardcoding that
> option into the gcc specs file. Then, when gcc calls ld, it always
> adds this option.
>
> Try this out. Run the last command with a slight addition:
>
> $ make -C ld LIB_PATH=/tools/lib CC="gcc -B/usr/bin"
>
> That will hopefully tell Fedora's gcc to prefer it's ld over the new
> one in the PATH. Then you'd have to do something similar for gcc in
> the next section:
>
> $ CC="gcc -B/usr/bin" ../gcc-4.0.3/configure ...
>
> Also, you can always check if the last command was successful from the
> shell by looking at the variable $?:
>
> $ true
> $ echo $?
> 0
> $ false
> $ echo $?
> 1
>
> It will be 0 if the last command was successful.
>
> --
> Dan
> --
Thanks Dan will try tonight appreciate the help.
On dialup so probably can't get the live cd??

Karen



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