Building from CVS: File not found

Michael Koch
Fri Nov 21 22:49:00 GMT 2003

On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 11:42:57PM +0100, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, 2003-11-21 at 22:57, Scott Gilbertson wrote:
> > I hadn't grabbed the trunk from cvs in a while (or even built libjava, for
> > that matter), and tried to do so today.  The first problem was that it
> > choked trying to configure libffi/testsuite, but I removed testsuite from
> > the libffi/ and libffi/ files, and it got past that.
> > Now it dies on libjava stuff.  I'm wondering whether I'm missing something
> > obvious.
> Had the same problem this morning. Couldn't figure it out myself. In the
> end I just threw away my complete gcc build directory and created a new
> fresh one. After a new configure everything compiled OK.
> Cheers,
> Mark
> P.S. Instead of trying cvs up -d you really want to use the
> contrib/gcc_update script which does all cvs/file date magic that should
> be necessary. (But in my case it obviously didn't, but you have more
> chance of updating cleanly by using that script.)

Well, in this case the proper solution would be to use
"--enable-maintainer-mode" for configure, but this doesnt work at the
moment. Another solution is to run "autoconf" (version 2.13) by hand.


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