compiling GCC (pass 1)

rblythe rblythe714 at
Fri Jan 8 18:56:07 PST 2010

Hamish West wrote:
> -->configure: error: Building GCC requires GMP 4.1+ and MPFR 2.3.2+.
> Try the --with-gmp and/or --with-mpfr options to specify their locations.
> Copies of these libraries' source code can be found at their respective
> hosting sites as well as at
> See also for additional 
> info.
> If you obtained GMP and/or MPFR from a vendor distribution package, make
> sure that you have installed both the libraries and the header files.
> They may be located in separate packages.
> My host is Ubuntu 9.10
> Thanks in advance,
> Hamish
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Did you remember to
mv -v mpfr-2.4.1 mpfr after unpacking mpfr _inside_ the directory where 
the gcc source code is unpacked?

The same for gmp
mv -v gmp-4.3.1 gmp


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