Newlib 2.1.0 not building

Vidya Praveen
Fri Jan 10 21:09:00 GMT 2014

Hi Jeff

On 07/01/14 22:43, Jeff Johnston wrote:
> Actually, this is caused because of a relative file path.
> The right way to fix this is to change the arm/ to use
> ac_abs_srcdir instead of srcdir as part of host_makefile_frag.  I have
> made the change and checked it in, but had problem getting an arm
> toolchain to build with.
> Please verify the change I made works.
> -- Jeff J.

arm-none-eabi build does fail with the error:

make[2]: *** No rule to make target `/../config/', needed by 
`Makefile'.  Stop.

Without your previous change, it works though:

Author: Jeff Johnston <>
Date:   Tue Jan 7 22:41:38 2014 +0000

     2014-01-07  Jeff Johnston  <>

             * arm/ Fix host_makefile_frag to use ac_abs_srcdir.
             * arm/configure: Regenerated.

Could you please have a look? Thanks.


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