Building gbd-6.3 together with binutils-2.15 and/or gcc-3.4.3

Daniel Jacobowitz
Fri Dec 10 14:31:00 GMT 2004

On Fri, Dec 10, 2004 at 03:29:43PM +0100, wrote:
> Dear all,
> I am trying to put together a latest&greatest bundle of GNU development
> utilities (on RedHat 7.2, RedHat Enterprise 3.0 (Opteron) and Solaris 8
> (Sparc)).
> I tried to unpack all sources of binutils-2.15, gdb-6.3 and gcc-3.4.3
> into the
> same root directory and run configure/make bootstrap in there.
> However, the gdb-6.3 seems to contain significantly modified common
> sources
> (esp. in the bfd/ subdirectory), such that this build crashes.
> I tried with various combinations of the bfd subdirectories, to no
> avail.
> Any suggestion you can give? I thought my approach would be a good idea,
> since then all utilities would be built on the same basis, but I think I
> will
> have to go back to compiling gdb separately.

You can't combine trees this way, unless you are using HEAD.  GDB does
not contain "modified" common sources; rather, it was released at a
different time.

Daniel Jacobowitz

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