errors at 6.7. Linux-2.6.30.2 API Headers

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Nov 29 17:43:28 PST 2009


knothead00 at gmail.com wrote:
>> I assume you mean Chapter 5.6, but we don't really reference the pdf
>> pages.
> 
> sorry -- > i meant when i try to install (in section) 6.7.
> Linux-2.6.30.2 API Headers
> i get the errors.
>>
>>> root:/sources/linux-2.6.30.2# make headers_check
>>>   CHK     include/linux/version.h
>>>   UPD     include/linux/version.h
>>>   HOSTCC  scripts/basic/fixdep
>>> scripts/basic/fixdep.c: In function 'traps':
>>> scripts/basic/fixdep.c:377: warning: dereferencing type-punned pointer
>>> will break strict-aliasing rules
>>> scripts/basic/fixdep.c:379: warning: dereferencing type-punned pointer
>>> will break strict-aliasing rules
>>> gcc: error trying to exec 'as': execvp: No such file or directory
>> Well, you don't have the full binutils installed.  It can't find the
>> assembler, as.
> 
> 
>  What i decided to do is revert to the snapshot with my vmware
> machine.  This snapshot goes back to the finish of 5.10. GCC-4.4.1 -
> Pass 2 with successful testing of the compiling and linking of the
> toolchain.
> 
> Any suggestion to verify a successful install of binutils to prevent this again?

There are several ways, but I think the easiest is to check /usr/bin and 
/usr/lib for the programs and libraries specified at

6.12.2. Contents of Binutils

   -- Bruce



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