How to build with bin-utils ?

Ian Lance Taylor ian@airs.com
Sun Jan 29 16:29:00 GMT 2006


Timothy Madden <terminatorul@gmail.com> writes:

> On 28 Jan 2006 18:13:12 -0800, Ian Lance Taylor <ian@airs.com> wrote:
> > Timothy Madden <terminatorul@gmail.com> writes:
> >
> > > The building instructions on web site say I should untar gcc sources
> > > and binutils sources in the same directory to have them built at once.
> >
> > Which web site?
> >
> http://gcc.gnu.org/install/download.html
> 
> "If you also intend to build binutils (...), unpack the binutils
> distribution either in the same directory or a separate one. In the
> latter case, add symbolic links (...) to the directory containing the
> GCC sources."

Interesting.  That will often work, but will sometimes fail.  I'm not
sure we should be recommending it on gcc.gnu.org.

Ian



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