[Newbie, LFS-6.5]: Problems with binutils-Pass2 compilation..

Abhinav Chaturvedi achaturvedi at gmail.com
Thu Dec 17 13:18:45 PST 2009


Chris,
I remember that step... Could you tell me what change needed to be made in
the sed command? Or, where I can look up the chat log - which I am assuming
will also say what the solution was?

Thanks a ton...
Abhinav.

2009/12/18 Chris Staub <chris at beaker67.com>

> On 12/17/2009 02:00 PM, Abhinav Chaturvedi wrote:
> >
> > Plus, when I gave the /sbin/swapon command, I got the message that my
> > exisiting swap partition was busy (which it very well could be because
> > my system has only 700MB of RAM). Let me create an explicit swap
> > partition this time...
> >
> >     2009/12/17 stosss <stosss at gmail.com <mailto:stosss at gmail.com>>:
> >      > If you are not experienced at doing this, when in doubt start
> over.
> >      > Under certain mistakes and/or errors it is possible to complete
> the
> >      > book and even boot the new system only to find out you messed up
> and
> >      > have to start over any way because what you have doesn't work and
> >      > can't be fixed. The voice of experience. After several attempts
> and
> >      > completions I did finally get it right. I am still in the very
> early
> >      > stages of the BLFS building process.
> >      > --
> >
> >     That sounds rather harsh advice, but if nobody replies with
> >     any direct experience of an error (after, perhaps, waiting for
> >     24 hours - or longer at weekends) it might be the way to go.
> >
> >     Probably, the absence of an 8-bit type :
> >
> >     checking for type equivalent to int8_t... configure: error: no 8-bit
> >     type
> >
> I just checked my chat logs - someone had the same error a couple weeks
> ago. The problem was some missing stuff in the specs file. Assuming you
> haven't already started over, go back to the Toolchain Adjustment page
> and redo the sed command that edits the specs file.
>
> If you have already started over...just be extra careful about what
> you're typing.
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