LFS 6.5 - 8.3.1

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Jan 27 22:57:02 PST 2010

Johnneylee Rollins wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 2:24 PM, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Johnneylee Rollins wrote:
>>> root:/sources/linux- make LANG=en_US.UTF-8 LC_ALL= menuconfig
>>>   HOSTCC  scripts/basic/fixdep
>>> scripts/basic/fixdep.c: In function ‘traps’:
>>> gcc: error trying to exec 'as': execvp: No such file or directory
>>> make[1]: *** [scripts/basic/fixdep] Error 1
>>> make: *** [scripts_basic] Error 2
>>> root:/sources/linux-
>>> That's what I got when I tried to run the first command. Does this
>>> mean that GCC is broken?
>>> What should I do from here? Everything else went brilliantly.
>> It looks like it can't find the assembler.  You should have /usr/bin/as.
>>  That's built as a part of binutils.
> So, since I can't find it, what should I do? Can I safely reinstall binutils?

You should investigate why it's missing.  When you rebuild binutils, 
change the install to

make DESTDIR=/tmp/binutils install

and check the files there against what you have in /usr/bin.

   -- Bruce

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