Cross compilers without assemblers (rant)

Andrew Pinski pinskia@physics.uc.edu
Thu Oct 21 00:48:00 GMT 2004


On Oct 20, 2004, at 6:45 PM, Zack Weinberg wrote:

>
> $ .../configure --target=powerpc-apple-darwin --enable-languages=c
> ...
> $ make all-gcc TARGET-gcc=cc1
> ...
> checking assembler for .machine directive support... no
> *** This target requires an assembler supporting ".machine"
> make: *** [configure-gcc] Error 1
>
> Yep, I don't have an assembler available that supports .machine.
> Matter of fact, I don't have an assembler available that supports
> Mach-O.  Or the PowerPC instruction set.  And I DON'T CARE, because
> all I'm trying to do is make sure I can still compile cc1.

The patch from Kelley should not have been applied at all.
I would just revert the patch.
Are at least add an option to disable it.
</rant>

-- Pinski



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