[Bug bootstrap/29937] bootstrap failure on Linux AMD64

dkouroun at cc dot uoi dot gr gcc-bugzilla@gcc.gnu.org
Wed Nov 22 21:47:00 GMT 2006



------- Comment #10 from dkouroun at cc dot uoi dot gr  2006-11-22 21:47 -------
Subject: Re:  bootstrap failure on Linux AMD64

Quoting pinskia at gcc dot gnu dot org <gcc-bugzilla@gcc.gnu.org>:

>
>
> ------- Comment #9 from pinskia at gcc dot gnu dot org  2006-11-22 21:44
> -------
> (In reply to comment #8)
> > I do not think that the directory is wrong. I think you mean that it
> > install's in a directory which is not the one gcc expects it to be.
> > So I guess that gcc expects the 32bit libraries to be found under the
> > directory /lib, while gentoo there installs the 64bit libraries.
>
> The library structure which GCC uses is the standard directory layout for
> x86_64 if you have something different, then you have a broken install.
>
> > So I suggest since the directory where Gentoo installs is not wrong but
> > the directory where gcc expects the 32bit libraries to reside is wrong,
> > it would be nice that gcc provides an option at the configure script where
> > one instructs it where to find the 32bit and the 64bit libraries.
>
> Again what GCC does is the standard directory layout and yes there is a
> standard.
>
> */lib/ should contain the 32bit libraries while */lib64/ should contain the
> 64bit libraries.  This is so you can move a program compiled for x86 on to a
> x86_64 machine without having to recompile it.

Is it so hard to provide an option in the configure script to specify where
those libraries reside?


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