some simple questions/observations about the "binutils" build

Jim Gifford lfs at jg555.com
Tue Nov 1 12:15:54 PST 2005


Robert P. J. Day wrote:

>  from this page:
>
>http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/cross-lfs/ppc/cross-tools/binutils.html
>
>1) i'm assuming that the "--enable-64-bit-bfd" option is unnecessary
>if you have no interest in 64-bit support, right?
>  
>
Need to verify.

>2) if you don't select 64-bit support, i assume you can skip the
>subsequent "make headers -C bfd" step, yes?
>
>  
>
You can't skip this section

>3) do you actually need to run "make configure-host" before running
>"make"?  wouldn't this be the default?  more precisely, couldn't you
>just jump from the "configure" step straight to the "make" and "make
>install"?  thanks.
>
>  
>
yes you need run configure-host, or your build may fail

>rday
>
>  
>


-- 
------
jim at linuxfromscratch.org
lfs at jg555.com

LFS User # 2577
Registered Linux User # 299986




More information about the cross-lfs mailing list