Libstdc++ 2.90.6

Jonas Utterström
Sun Aug 8 14:01:00 GMT 1999

On 08-Aug-99 Dara Hazeghi wrote:
> Hello,
>     I just tried building your latest build (libstdc++ 2.90.6) on an
> i686-pc-linux-gnu with gcc2.95. I successfully did a make, but in the
> make install I get the following:
> [dara@ce275007 libstdc++-2.90.6]$ make install
[... snip ... ]
> make[2]: Nothing to be done for `install-data-am'.
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/dara/libstdc++-2.90.6/src'
> make[1]: *** No rule to make target `bits/basic_ios.h', needed by
> `/usr/local//i nclude/g++-v3/bits/basic_ios.h'.  Stop.
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/dara/libstdc++-2.90.6/src'
> make: *** [install-recursive] Error 1
> [dara@ce275007 libstdc++-2.90.6]$ cd ..
> [dara@ce275007 dara]$
> Can somebody explain to me what I'm doing wrong? I'm a little nervous
> that a half installed libstdc++ won't do me or my programs any good.
> Thanks.


I've also got the same problem as you. I made a quick and dirty solution for the
problem (see the attached diff). You need to run automake, autoconf and
configure after applying the patch.

But I don't think it's a good idea to use this stdc++-snapshot for other than
testing purposes. Install the lib in some local directory where it can do no

/Jonas U

Jonas Utterstrom <>

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