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Re: Again: Bootstrap failure for objdir containing colon
- To: Alexandre Oliva <aoliva at redhat dot com>
- Subject: Re: Again: Bootstrap failure for objdir containing colon
- From: Benjamin Kosnik <bkoz at redhat dot com>
- Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2000 21:28:54 -0800 (PST)
- cc: Gerald Pfeifer <pfeifer at dbai dot tuwien dot ac dot at>, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org, libstdc++ at gcc dot gnu dot org, Geoffrey Keating <geoffk at redhat dot com>
> > This problem has been fixed two times during the last month and now
> > reappeared for a third time, and the failure really was a bit hard for
> > me to understand, so just imagine some regular user. :-O
> It was never really fixed. All attempted fixes broke something else.
> As I said, it's tricky to fix correctly.
Alexandre is right. I tried to fix this but it broke libjava, thus it had
to be reverted.
> > What confuses me a bit is why this is causing problems for libstdc++-v3
> > while it has been working for years (and the rest of GCC). Is there some
> > special requirement libstdc++-v3 has?
> Because libstdc++-v3 is the first package (AFAIK) that exports its
> build parameters (header and library search paths), as opposed to
> having them hard-coded in the top-level build machinery.
...something we want to encourage, IMHO.
I'd love to see this fixed. I don't think it's too hard to do, but I've
been unable to do it correctly. Alexandre, if you could come up with some
solution I'd love to see it.