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Re: fix middle-end/16417
On Monday 20 December 2004 00:18, James A. Morrison wrote:
> Florian Weimer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > * Richard Henderson:
> > > Because they still havn't fixed the build problems. It chooses
> > > the installed gnatbind rather than the stage1, which means stage2
> > > build always fails unless you have the *current* version installed.
> > I can bootstrap with a gnatbind version that is definitely not
> > compatible with the version which is being built.
> > It's been reported, though, that if you set a --prefix which already
> > contains a GNAT installation, this one has to be compatible (but this
> > is the "installed gnatbind" only by accident). This is not the common
> > case during GCC development, I presume, ...
> This is exactly what I do. It seems I've been rather fortunate not to have
> to deal with more than one branch at a time.
Maybe you install a new version fairly often? The only times I've seen problems
is when the last version installed to --prefix was old (> 1 month?) compared
to the version being bootstrapped. Both versions being CVS snapshots by the way.