[PATCH][ARM] bootstrap/38523 arm build fails to link cc1-dummy / configure tweak for stage1

Richard Earnshaw rearnsha@arm.com
Mon Jan 12 09:54:00 GMT 2009


On Sun, 2009-01-11 at 01:33 -0500, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 03:02:53PM +0100, Laurent GUERBY wrote:
> > +elif test "x$enable_checking" = x; then
> > +  case "${host}" in
> > +    # Needed to avoid stage1 link failure, see PR bootstrap/38523 for details.
> > +    arm*-*-linux-gnueabi) stage1_checking=--enable-checking=release ;;
> > +    *) stage1_checking=--enable-checking=yes,types ;;
> > +  esac
> 
> On behalf of people who patch the build system, I suggest an actual
> description of the problem.
> 
> IIUC this problem is related to binary size, and does not affect
> current binutils.  If so, shouldn't we treat it as a binutils bug?
> Either autoconf for it, or require a current binutils.
> 

Current NetBSD/arm kernels also have the same limit (presumbably because
someone assumed that binutils could never cope with building something
larger).  So I think it goes further than this.

R.
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