Error compiling binutils-2.18

C B lfsuser at
Tue Jun 23 03:47:36 PDT 2009

I'm having a bit of difficulty compiling binutils-2.18. To the best
of my knowledge I am following the directly explicitly, but am
receiving the following error(which I am unfamiliar with) during

checking what to include in bfd_stdint.h... stddef.h (using manual
checking for void *... (cached) no
checking size of void *... (cached) 0
checking for long... (cached) no
checking size of long... (cached) 0
checking for int... no
checking size of int... 0
checking for short... no
checking size of short... 0
checking for char... no
checking size of char... 0
checking for type equivalent to int8_t... configure: error: no 8-bit type
/mnt/lfs/sources/binutils-2.18/bfd/configure: line 15661: exit: please:
numeric argument required
/mnt/lfs/sources/binutils-2.18/bfd/configure: line 15661: exit: please:
numeric argument required
make[1]: *** [configure-bfd] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/mnt/lfs/sources/binutils-build'
make: *** [all] Error 2
lfs at d510:/mnt/lfs/sources/binutils-build$
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