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Re: Still failing to bootstrap on Solaris (CONFIG_SHELL doesn't help)

On May  2, 2002, Alexandre Oliva <> wrote:

> Index: libjava/ChangeLog
> from  Alexandre Oliva  <>

> 	Suggested by Rainer Orth <ro@TechFak.Uni-Bielefeld.DE>
> 	* (jv_convert_LDADD): Bring -L.libs to the front.
> 	(gij_LDADD, rmic_LDADD, rmiregistry_LDADD): Likewise.
> 	* Rebuilt.

Here's a patch that adjusts the installation instructions to reflect
the fixed problem.  Mark, ok for 3.1 (and mainline)?

Index: gcc/ChangeLog
from  Alexandre Oliva  <>

	* doc/install.texi (*-*-solaris2.8): Removed section about libjava
	problems with Sun linker.

Index: gcc/doc/install.texi
RCS file: /cvs/gcc/egcs/gcc/doc/install.texi,v
retrieving revision
diff -u -p -r1.92.2.21 install.texi
--- gcc/doc/install.texi 2 May 2002 23:29:52 -0000
+++ gcc/doc/install.texi 4 May 2002 04:55:53 -0000
@@ -3590,21 +3590,6 @@ the Solaris 7 Recommended Patch Cluster.
 @end html
-@heading @anchor{*-*-solaris2.8}*-*-solaris2.8
-The Solaris 8 linker fails to link some @samp{libjava} programs if
-previously-installed GCC java libraries already exist in the configured
-prefix.  For this reason, @command{configure} will report an error on
-Solaris 8 if an existing @samp{libgcj} is found in the appropriate
-install directory and the system linker is in use.  In this case, you
-can configure with a different prefix, or delete or rename the existing
-@samp{libgcj} library files before configuring, or configure using
-@end html
 @heading @anchor{sparc-sun-sunos4*}sparc-sun-sunos4*
 A bug in the SunOS 4 linker will cause it to crash when linking

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