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Re: compiling a gcc2.9.5
- To: juan uribe <ja_uribe at hotmail dot com>
- Subject: Re: compiling a gcc2.9.5
- From: llewelly at dbritsch dot dsl dot xmission dot com
- Date: Wed, 10 May 2000 02:18:55 -0600 (MDT)
- Cc: help-gcc at gnu dot org
On Tue, 9 May 2000, juan uribe wrote:
> >From: "juan uribe" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >To: email@example.com
> >Subject: Re: compiling a gcc2.9.5
> >Date: Tue, 09 May 2000 23:29:01 PDT
> >I want to double check this with someone before I do anything.
> >the following is qouted from the gcc.gnu.org/install page
> >"Second, when configuring a native system, either "cc" or "gcc" must be in
> >your path or you must set CC in your environment before running configure.
> >Otherwise the configuration scripts may fail. "
> >what would be my path and/or environment?
> >"To configure GCC:
> > % mkdir objdir
> > % cd objdir
> > % srcdir/configure [target] [options]
> >target specification "
> >I think I understand this . objdir is the destination of any binaries I
> >compile, right.
> srcdir is where the source of gcc 2.95.2 to be compiled is.
> >under options i don't think I have gas or gld are they absolutely
gas and ld are necessary on linux.
If I remember redhat installation correctly, you get gas, ld, and the rest
of binutils when you chose to install egcs-1.1.2 (aka 2.91.66) .
I believe configure will tell you if you do not have an assembler (like
gas) or a linker (like ld) .
> I am running linux kernel 2.2.12-20 on red hat How can I check
> >that to make sure?
I am not sure what you are asking here, but I will guess the answer is in