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Re: building binutils with gcc
- To: "james C. Georgas" <james-georgas at home dot com>
- Subject: Re: building binutils with gcc
- From: Phil Edwards <pedwards at disaster dot jaj dot com>
- Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2001 18:56:05 -0400
- Cc: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- References: <3BA3F5D5.6CC36CB2@home.com>
On Sat, Sep 15, 2001 at 08:44:06PM -0400, james C. Georgas wrote:
> These two configurations produce different directory trees. In the
> second case, there seems to be an issue concerning files with the same
> directory path, like the "configure" script. Depending on whether I give
> the -f flag to "ln" or not, I'll get the "configure" script from either
> gcc or binutils. What's the deal here?
The top-level files (configure, config.guess, mkinstalldirs, and so forth)
should be identical. Unfortunately, that tends to slip.
The GCC ones are the master copy.
> A concrete example would be great.
A lot of the information here
is outdated, but the examples of unified directory layout are good.
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