Repost: since when is gcc-2.96 insufficient to build gcc?

Dan Kegel
Fri Oct 29 00:55:00 GMT 2004

David Wuertele wrote:
> Dimitry> It seems to me that you're trying to build glibc 2.3.2 here
> Dimitry> with your system's (i.e i386) gcc.  That is probably not what
> Dimitry> you want, you should first compile a first-stage
> Dimitry> mipsel-abcd-linux-gnu-gcc 3.3.3, and use THAT to build glibc.
> It looks like crosstool runs glibc's configure before it builds the
> first stage gcc.
> Dimitry> Normally crosstool arranges this for you, but I can't see
> Dimitry> what goes wrong, because there's no full build log.
> I've placed the full log at

Oh, that.  OK, you can try patching glibc's setup to skip that check
if you like.  It's not hard.  Drop the resulting patch into
- Dan

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