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Re: Building gcc on Ubuntu 11.10
>>> Has anybody tried to build 4.7 on Ubuntu 11.10 system. I am getting the
>>> following linking problem (no special configure switches):
>>> /usr/bin/ld: cannot find crt1.o: No such file or directory
>>> /usr/bin/ld: cannot find crti.o: No such file or directory
>>> /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgcc
>>> /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgcc_s
>>> Noramly they under /usr/lib64, but 11.10 has them under
>> Yes. Debian moved everything for some reason. It's a problem that must
>> be addressed somehow before gcc 4.7 is released.
>> It's extremely unfortunate that this will make it impossible to build
>> older releases of gcc on newer Debian installations.
Note that there's a simple work around:
So this shouldn't block GCC 4.7.