binutils 2.11-CVS won't link GCC 3.0-snap's on Red Hat

Alexandre Oliva
Wed Jul 11 09:20:00 GMT 2001

On Jul 11, 2001, Rainer Orth <ro@TechFak.Uni-Bielefeld.DE> wrote:

> Alexandre Oliva <> writes:
>> Bootstrapping GCC 3.0's latest snapshot on alphaev6-unknown-linux-gnu
>> (Red Hat Linux 7 for alpha) using binutils 2.11's CVS tree failed to
>> link as follows:

> I suppose you configured GCC with --enable-shared?  The only effect of
> this, on most platforms, is to build a shared libobjc which is disabled by
> default.

Indeed.  But why are libobjc shared libraries disabled by default?
--enable-shared is supposed to be the default these days.

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