Syntax error: "(" unexpected

Dan Kegel
Wed Oct 26 12:58:00 GMT 2005

Pramod P K wrote:
> I've used crosstool-0.38 with
> gcc-3.4.3
> glibc-2.3.3
> linux-2.6.10 for arm-9tdmi-linux-gnu
> At the end, it gave "done" with no errors.
> But when i compile a simple prog :
> #include<stdio.h>
> main()
> {
> int i=20;
> printf("scand num:%d",i);
> return 0;
> }
> using /opt/crosstool/gcc-3.4.3-glibc-2.3.3/arm-9tdmi-linux-gnu/bin/arm-9tdmi-linux-gnu-gcc
> in the target board, it gave:
> Syntax error:  "(" unexpected

Maybe because you compiled arm-9tdmi-linux-gnu-gcc with
an x86 compiler, but are trying to run it on an arm processor

If you want to compile a compiler that will run on
the target, that's a bit more work.  See
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