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Re: Erroneous -mt on Solaris i386


joelbberk@netscape.net writes:

> I compiled gcc 3.4.5 on an i386 pc under Solaris 10 with posix threads.
> When I try to compile certain downloaded tarballs (especially those that
> use the gtk+ libs) gcc passes "-mt" to cc1, which chokes with an "illegal
> option error" message.  The gcc docs say that this option is for the IA64
> on HPUX.  What can be done to fix this problem?  My workaround has been
> to edit out any reference to -m options in the specs file, but I am
> hoping there is a way to recompile gcc so that I don't have to do this.
> Any suggestions would be appreciated.

You're wrong to pass -mt to gcc on Solaris (both SPARC and x86) in the
first place; right now, this flag is specific to the Sun compilers,
although it would be useful to support them in gcc, too, for cc/CC
compatibility.

	Rainer

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Rainer Orth, Faculty of Technology, Bielefeld University


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