libgfortranbegin won't execute (chapter 6.16)

Chris Staub chris at
Wed Mar 31 20:01:30 PDT 2010

On 03/31/2010 10:45 PM, Kaleb Hosie wrote:
> I'm at chapter 6.16 where it asked me to run the following command: "make -k check"
> When I do that, this is the error I get after about 45minutes to an hour:
> No libgfortranbegin library found, will not execute fortran tests
>                  === libgomp Summary ===
> # of expected passes            1009
> make[4]: Leaving directory `/sources/gcc-build/i686-pc-linux-gnu/libgomp/testsuite'
> make[3]: Leaving directory `/sources/gcc-build/i686-pc-linux-gnu/libgomp/testsuite'
> make[3]: Entering directory `/sources/gcc-build/i686-pc-linux-gnu/libgomp'
> true  DO=all multi-do # make
> make[3]: Leaving directory `/sources/gcc-build/i686-pc-linux-gnu/libgomp'
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/sources/gcc-build/i686-pc-linux-gnu/libgomp'
> make[1]: Target `check-target' not remade because of errors.
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/sources/gcc-build'
> make: *** [do-check] Error 2
> make: Target `check' not remade because of errors.
> I know that is said in the tutorial to not stop at errors however I've googled it and I couldn't find a definitive answer. Is this normal? I've followed the tutorial perfectly to my knowledge.
> Thanks. Kaleb

You've missed the testsuite results link - 
- in which that error does in fact appear, and it's expected since LFS 
doesn't say to build fortran anyway.

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