Trouble installing libgcj on i686-pc-linux-gnu (RedHat 6.0)
Sat May 8 08:18:00 GMT 1999
Tom> egcs might have changed how it decides when to emit a vtable into the
Tom> .o file. I think that could cause the problem you are seeing.
Ah yes. I see Mark Mitchell says he broke something about vtables on
4-30 and then (supposedly) fixed it again on 5-01.
( http://egcs.cygnus.com/ml/egcs-bugs/1999-05/msg00006.html )
So I tried egcs from 04-20, 04-26, 04-28, ..., and I don't think
mmitchell's work caused the problem. 04-28 still has the vtable bug.
(If I go back any farther, older bugs start to reappear that break the
compile before getting to natObject.)
Tom> I'd rather work it out now. It works every day for me, and I don't
Tom> have a clue how I would reproduce your problems.
Tom> I doubt the problem is with glibc, since the problem seems to be
Tom> conflicting definitions of the Object and Class vtables.
What else could it be? (any of the 4x10^9 bits in the OS
I'm going to try it with RedHat 5.2 instead. It probably wont help
find the bug, but maybe it'll work, at least. (vmware - the great
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