newlib 1.8.2 binary!

John Clarke
Sun Mar 26 18:09:00 GMT 2000

On Thu, Mar 23, 2000 at 07:59:46PM +0100, Marek Michalkiewicz wrote:

> Not asking for binaries :-) but I can confirm some problems with
> building recent versions of newlib.  The usual commands:
> ./configure --target=i386
> make
> work with newlib-1.8.1 (to the point where it can't find i386-gcc),
> but with 1.8.2 as well as today's CVS version, make stops without
> trying to compile anything:
> [lots of messages deleted]
> yn_vec.c                ..linked
> ynf_vec.c               ..linked
> creating cache ./config.cache
> configure: error: can not find install-sh or in .. ./..

You're building in the source directory.  newlib-1.8.1 allowed this, 1.8.2
doesn't.  I got caught by this too.  Try this:

tar -xzf newlib-1.8.2.tar.gz
mkdir newlib-build
cd newlib-build
../newlib-1.8.2/configure --target=i386


whois !

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