egcs-1.1b (i586-pc-linux-gnulibc1): no ld?

Jeffrey A Law
Mon Sep 7 19:09:00 GMT 1998

  In message < >you write:
  > [I'm not subscribed to the list; please Cc me on replies.  Thanks.]
  > I've just been attempting to build egcs-1.1b on an
  > i586-pc-linux-gnulibc1 system (Red Hat Linux 4.2 with current errata
  > plus other fun stuff), and i'm coming up with a discrepancy between
  > egcs-1.1b and egcs-1.0.3a which i'm not able to resolve with the NEWS
  > and ChangeLog files, the FAQ, or the mailing list archives.
  > egcs-1.0.3a installed an `ld' binary as
  > .../gcc-lib/i586-pc-linux-gnulibc1/egcs-2.90.29/ld.  egcs-1.1b doesn't
  > appear to install a corresponding ld binary.  I built egcs-1.1b using:
  >     ../egcs-1.1b/configure --prefix=/usr \
  >         --program-transform-name='s~gcc~egcs~g' \
  > 	--enable-shared
  >     make bootstrap CFLAGS="-O2 -mpentium -fno-strength-reduce"
  > Am i missing something?  Did `collect2' replace `ld' in the
  > .../egcs-2.91.57/ directory?  If not, do i need the ld binary?
collect2 replaced ld.  It's the same code, just a name change
(which greatly simplified parts of collect2 since it no longer has
to worry about being called recursively).


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