[lfs-support] LFS 7.2 GCC pass 1

Jasmine Iwanek jasmine at iwanek.co.uk
Wed Sep 5 05:17:37 PDT 2012

On 2012-09-05 10:43, Richard Melville wrote:
> Thanks for the reply Steve ( and Eleanor earlier).  Picking up on
> what Bruce said about the possibility of race conditions relating to
> building GCC with MAKEFLAGS set to -j > 1, Im wondering if there may
> be a race condition affecting the GCC build with GMP, MPC, and MPFR
> building inside the GCC directory at the same time.  I have no proof
> for this; its just a hypothesis, but I was wondering what others may
> think.  There is *definitely* a problem where the GCC build sometimes
> fails at the same point each time (checking for MPFR), and then 
> builds
> OK on a random attempt.  Im not aware of the problem ever occurring 
> on
> the final build of GCC where GMP, MPC, and MPFR are built outside the
> GCC directory.
> Richard

I've been bashing away at building LFS for a VERY long time, and done 
many many builds of 7.2, this problem has not hit me once, I would 
suggest you stop building GCC with MAKEFLAGS set to -j > 1, as was 

Jasmine Iwanek

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