possible bug in pure lfs

Greg Schafer gschafer at zip.com.au
Sat Mar 29 18:29:44 PST 2003

On Mon, Mar 24, 2003 at 01:16:33AM +0000, James Iwanek wrote:
> this might just be a problem on my system, but when building binutils using:
>     mkdir ../binutils-build &&
>     cd ../binutils-build &&
>     CFLAGS="-O2 -pipe" ../binutils-2*/configure --prefix=/usr --enable-shared &&
>     make LDFLAGS="-s" &&
>     make check &&
>     make install &&
>     rm /usr/lib/libiberty.a
> and building gcc using --enable-version-specific-runtime-libs
> code generated over two consecutive chapter6 builds is not consistant
> ive attached a diff between binutils built in the first ch6 and the second
> ch6 to show the problem
> btw yesterday i build plfs using the standard instructions and there were
> no differences that affected the final programs so its definantly something
> to do with the ommision of tooldir from binutils and the addition of
> --enable-version-specific-runtime-libs to gcc

I cannot see the point in comparing the build directories. What matters is
the installed binaries. If they differ, then refer back to the build dirs to
discover the reason. That is how I've found all the bugs so far.

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