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Re: HP-UX 10.20 Install Problems
- To: Richard dot Gilham at nokia dot com
- Subject: Re: HP-UX 10.20 Install Problems
- From: Jeffrey A Law <law at cygnus dot com>
- Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2000 11:22:04 -0600
- cc: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Reply-To: law at cygnus dot com
In message <C50DB0BE69E0D211B5D50008C7894AA2C43567@caeis04nok>you write:
> I have followed the instructions given at the
> "http://hpux.connect.org.uk/hppd/hpux/gcc-2.95.2" website.
I haven't looked at these, but odds are there are some botches in
> (binutils 2.9.1, Bison 1.28, flex 2.5.4a and sed 3.0.2 have all been
> installed locally)
You shouldn't need bison, flex or sed to install gcc (though you may need to
get a patch from HP to fix their broken sed).
> I then downloaded the HP-UX Source Code (gzipped) using FTP, on looking at
> the file it's description was:
?!? This doesn't correspond to any official release I'm aware of. It
almost sounds like a hacked up version for hpux11. I recommend you instead
get an official release from the FSF.
> The file was then decompressed and un-tar'd so that the configuring process
> could start.
> I am using the "http://gcc.gnu.org/install/configure.html" notes for
> I set-up an "objdir", cd'd into it then ran the "srcdir/configure" command.
> The following error message appeared:
> /mnt/GCC/gcc-2.95.2/configure --prefix=/usr/local
> Configuring for a -hp-hpux10.20 host.
> *** Cannot configure here in "/mnt/GCC/build" when "/mnt/GCC/gcc-2.95.2" is
> currently configured.
This sounds like whatever sources you downloaded had already been configured,
and 99.9% of the time that's a bad thing. Go get an official release and start