Version 6.5 - 6.15.1 GCC compile failure

Mike McCarty Mike.McCarty at
Wed Dec 2 09:50:50 PST 2009

Mike McCarty wrote:
> Sean Porterfield wrote:
>> As background, I'm using VirtualBox with the LFS LiveCD.  I haven't
>> learned how to copy/paste from my real PC to the VirtualBox, so I'm
>> typing everything by hand.
> It shouldn't be difficult to install the book on the virtual box.
>> After compiling and installing gcc, I tried to compile dummy.c but it
>> failed.  Any suggestions on how to figure out where I screwed up?
>> dummy.log ends with:
>> /usr/bin/ld: : No such file: No such file or directory
>> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> This says that ld was not given a file named ' ' to link. That's

Sorry for the confusing sentence. That started out saying that
ld had not been passed a file name. It should read

The linker ld was given a file named ' '.

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