make LDFLAGS="-all-static" error

Dagmar d'Surreal dagmar.wants at
Sun Jul 13 16:37:53 PDT 2003

On Sat, 2003-07-12 at 11:51, Leo wrote:
> Hi all!
> I'm right now building my first LFS system and I bumped into an error on 
> my second package: binutils
> I didn't find the error in the lfs faq so I'd thought I'd report it. In 
> the book instructions tell me to give LDFLAGS="-all-static" to make. 
> However this doesn't work, gcc reports: no such option.
> Checking man page for my gcc I discovered there is no -all-static but 
> -static. Giving -static the build reports no errors. I don't know which 
> version of gcc I'm using but I'm using slackware 8.0 as a base system. I 
> also don't know whether or not this will work in my future system.

In addition to the other things said here, if at all possible, get
Slackware 9.0 and build from there as a base.  It's use of glibc-2.3.x
instead of glibc-2.2.x that 8.0 uses will make your job a bit easier and
the result less likely to melt into slag.

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