egcs build dies at SYSCALLS.c

Jeff Garzik jgarzik@pobox.com
Thu Sep 30 19:57:00 GMT 1999


Franz Sirl wrote:
> 
> At 11:35 08.09.99 , Jeff Garzik wrote:
> >source: egcs HEAD
> >target: i586-pc-linux-gnu
> >configure: make distclean ; ./configure ; make
>              ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> 
> Don't do that! If you would have read the install instructions, you would
> know that you have to build gcc _outside_ of the sourcedir. The above line
> should read:
> 
>     cd ./obj ; rm -rf * ; ../gccsrc/configure ; make bootstrap

The install instructions say 'should' not 'must'.  I've never had
trouble with in-srcdir builds, both on ia32 and alpha, until now.

Regards,

	Jeff




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