Unable to compile GCC-4.4.3, Pass 1

John Stephens jstephens at jkstephens.net
Fri Mar 26 09:05:16 PDT 2010


On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 11:33 AM, Chris Staub <chris at beaker67.com> wrote:

>
> Yes, this is referring specifically to GCC's source directory, not the
> $LFS/sources dir, and a few people have said they were slightly confused
> by this as well, but then I think the way it is in the book is clear
> enough as it is.

>
> No, the instructions are correct as they are. Again, you are assumed (as
> per the Note on page 5.3) to be doing those commands from within the GCC
> source dir, so GMP and MPFR will be unpacked there, and that is where
> their unpacked source directories will be.


Chris.

Thanks.  That clears things up for me.

Seems every project has its own set of procedures and doc formatting
(Imagine that!) and sometimes it takes a bit to get into the same
mindset as the dev / writers.

I'll give it another go now and see what happens.



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