Do I need CLFS ?

Aleksandar Kuktin akuktin at gmail.com
Sun Sep 19 08:06:17 PDT 2010


>On Sun, 19 Sep 2010 10:54:42 -0300
>Thiago Padilha <tpadilha84 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>   Hi,
> 
>   My current architeture is x86_64 and I need to build for i686, my
> question is : Do I need to follow the CLFS book?
>   I already started LFS, whenever theres a reference to '$(uname
> -m)-lfs-linux-gnu' I use  'i686-lfs-linux-gnu' instead. So my
> $LFS_TGT is set correctly and everything is working until gcc pass 2
> (chapter 5). I get the following error when compiling(notice that I'm
> not using the /tools prefix) :
> 
> /home/thiago/lfs/build-system/packages/lfs-toolchain/tools/x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu/bin/ld:
> skipping incompatible
> /home/thiago/lfs/build-system/packages/lfs-toolchain/tools/lib/libc.a
> when searching for -lc
> /home/thiago/lfs/build-system/packages/lfs-toolchain/tools/x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu/bin/ld:
> cannot find -lc
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make[2]: *** [libgcc_s.so] Error 1
> make[2]: Leaving directory
> `/home/thiago/lfs/build-system/packages/lfs-toolchain/src/gcc-build/x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu/libgcc'
> make[1]: *** [all-target-libgcc] Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory
> `/home/thiago/lfs/build-system/packages/lfs-toolchain/src/gcc-build'
> make: *** [all] Error 2
> 
>   Before binutils pass 2 I had the the 'i686-lfs-linux-gnu' directory
> under my tools tree(I guess it was being used so far). After it I
> also have 'x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu' directory, and it seems gcc
> tries to use its tools on pass 2, thus giving me the error. Any help
> is appreciated.
> 
>   Thanks in advance.

You need to use CLFS.

In this listing, the top (preceding command) is missing so I can only
speculate on the exact error, but it looks as if you built some binary
code (for i686, presumably) and tried to link it to x86_64 libraries.

-- 
-Aleksandar Kuktin



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