FW: MIPS Cross compiler build error

Eric H. Weigle ehw@lanl.gov
Mon Jul 10 08:29:00 GMT 2000

Good morning-

Chen Zhang wrote:
> When I tried to build the mips-mips-elf cross-compiler on i686-pc-cygwin
> host, I got the following error message. I dont' know how to fix it, can
> someone help? Thanks.
> ...
> as: unrecognized option `-G'
> make[1]: *** [libgcc1-asm.a] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/build/gcc'
> make: *** [all-gcc] Error 2

I encountered a similar error recently building for mips-any-elf. It
when your compiler executes the wrong 'as' program; the stock version
does not
recognize the -G option. To solve the problem you must make sure your
assembler is installed correctly, probably in
If you configure binutils with --target=mips-mips-elf and
then 'make all install' (in the binutils directory) it should take care
of the

Hope that helps!

 Eric H. Weigle CIC-5 Network Engineering
 Los Alamos National Laboratory
 P.O. Box 1663, MS D451
 Los Alamos, NM  87545
 Email: ehw@lanl.gov Phone: (505)667-5588

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