Compiling gcc-4.8.1 against glibc-2.17 and linux-3.10.1

Mischa Baars
Mon Jul 22 09:41:00 GMT 2013

On 07/22/2013 08:13 AM, Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 21, 2013 at 12:34 PM, Mischa Baars <> wrote:
>> While executing the following commands:
>> tar xvjpf ./linux-3.10.1.tar.bz2 && cd ./linux-3.10.1 && make
>> O=/root/develop headers_install
>> tar xvjpf ./glibc-2.17.tar.bz2 && mkdir ./glibc-build && cd ./glibc-build &&
>> ../glibc-2.17/configure --prefix=/root/develop && make && make install
>> tar xvjpf ./gcc-4.8.1.tar.bz2 && mkdir ./gcc-build && cd ./gcc-build &&
>> ../gcc-4.8.1/configure --prefix=/root/develop --with-sysroot=/root/develop
>> --enable-languages="c,c++" && make
>> I get compilation errors as shown in the attachment while trying to compile
>> gcc-4.8.1.
> Building a new version of gcc that uses a new version of glibc on
> GNU/Linux is an art form.  I wish it weren't so, but it is.  I suggest
> looking at the recipes at
> Ian
Hi Ian,

I already thought it would end up like that.

My new trigonometric functions are almost ready and I could also just 
put them online or on the mailing list so you people can put them in the 
library yourself.

The documentation still needs a little extra work though.


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