Support for Cygnus-style trees has been removed

Yaakov Selkowitz
Wed Nov 4 12:38:00 GMT 2015

On Tue, 2015-11-03 at 17:43 +0100, Lukas Martini wrote:
> sorry, should've been more clear:
> Yes, compiling newlib per se works if I use the existing ./configure
> script in the releases. However, as I'm building it for a custom kernel
> instead of a bare-metal machine or linux, I have to add a new directory
> under newlib/libc/sys, change the configuration scripts to be aware of
> the new architecture, and then reconfigure newlib. Which does not appear
> to be working, because of the issue mentioned in my initial email.

Correct, you need to use automake-1.11.x in cygnus trees (binutils-gdb,
gcc, newlib-cygwin):

Yaakov Selkowitz
Associate Software Engineer, ARM
Red Hat, Inc.

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