[lfs-support] Binutils compiling error

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Aug 29 13:14:30 PDT 2012

Aydın Demirel wrote:
> Hi;
> I try to compiling lfs stable version (7.1). Currently, binutils package
> gives an error while compiling:
>>  checking for gmp.h... no
>>  configure: error: gmp.h can't be found, or is unusable
>>  make[2]:***** [configure-stage1-mpfr] Error 1
>>  make[2]: Leaving directory `/mnt/lfs/sources/build-gcc'
>>  make[1]:***** [stage1-bubble] Error 2
>>  make[1]: Leaving directory `/mnt/lfs/sources/build-gcc'
>>  make:***** [all] Error 2

If you have a problem with binutils, why are you in the build-gcc directory?

If you are trying to build gcc, follow the instructions explicitly.

In LFS, you build both binutils and gcc three times.  You need to 
specify which part of the book that is giving you problems.

   -- Bruce

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