[lfs-support] Problem on compiling and installing Binutils-2.21.1a

sandip sitapara s13884neo at gmail.com
Tue Jan 10 02:52:14 PST 2012


Create new directory and untar the binutils source and try to build it as
suggested by Firerat.

On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 4:21 PM, sandip sitapara <s13884neo at gmail.com>wrote:

> that is why you got this "make: *** No targets specified and no makefile
> found.  Stop."
>
>
> On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 4:16 PM, Uthayanan <suthayanan at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi Sandip,
>>
>> I checked my tools folder too... Its empty
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 4:06 PM, sandip sitapara <s13884neo at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> you are checking your build directory size. You did after build or
>>> before build? And the size mentioned in book is space required in your
>>> system to install the same.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 3:51 PM, Uthayanan <suthayanan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi Firerat
>>>>
>>>> Book says the required disk space should be 350 MB. But my
>>>> binutils-build is only 508K
>>>>
>>>> lfsuthayan at ubuntu:/mnt/lfs/Sources$ ls -lh binutils-build/
>>>> total 508K
>>>>
>>>> that means , I am missing something no .... btw I used ubuntu to create
>>>> my lfs partition.. is there any thing to do with that ?
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 3:45 PM, Firerat <firer4t at googlemail.com>wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Jan 10, 2012 9:48 AM, "Uthayanan" <suthayanan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> >
>>>>> > Hi Sandip,
>>>>> >
>>>>> > I followed the book.. During the compilation i didnt get any
>>>>> errors.. Then during the installation I got the above warning and system
>>>>> > got out of the installation mode soon after the errors.
>>>>> > Do we have different options in compilation ?
>>>>> >
>>>>> > On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 3:13 PM, sandip sitapara <
>>>>> s13884neo at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> There is no error. Just messages that there is nothing to be
>>>>> installed. I am not sure but testsuit shouldn't be install in system it is
>>>>> just to check the correct installation and dependencies to run that
>>>>> software correctly.Also you have to look the compilation options while
>>>>> building the same.
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 3:05 PM, Uthayanan <suthayanan at gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>> >>>
>>>>> >>> Hi Group,
>>>>> >>>
>>>>> >>> I get following error when I try to install the binutils. I am new
>>>>> to lfs and may be this one may be a silly question to ask:) . Please help
>>>>> me on this
>>>>> >>>
>>>>> >>> make[3]: Entering directory
>>>>> `/mnt/lfs/Sources/binutils-build/libiberty/testsuite'
>>>>> >>> make[3]: Nothing to be done for `install'.
>>>>> >>> make[3]: Leaving directory
>>>>> `/mnt/lfs/Sources/binutils-build/libiberty/testsuite'
>>>>> >>> make[2]: Leaving directory
>>>>> `/mnt/lfs/Sources/binutils-build/libiberty'
>>>>> >>> make[1]: Nothing to be done for `install-target'.
>>>>> >>> make[1]: Leaving directory `/mnt/lfs/Sources/binutils-build'
>>>>> >>> lfsuthayan at ubuntu:/mnt/lfs/Sources/binutils-build$
>>>>> >>> lfsuthayan at ubuntu:/mnt/lfs/Sources/binutils-build$
>>>>> >>>
>>>>> >>>
>>>>> >>>
>>>>> >>> Thanks
>>>>> >>>
>>>>> >>>
>>>>> >>> --
>>>>> >>> Regards,
>>>>> >>> s uthay
>>>>> >>>
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>>>>> >
>>>>> >
>>>>> >
>>>>> > --
>>>>> > Regards,
>>>>> > s uthay
>>>>> >
>>>>> > --
>>>>> >
>>>>> >
>>>>>
>>>>> The make install simply runs make install in each directory, the
>>>>> testsuite doesn't have a install target...it is just stating it That is
>>>>> perfectly normal
>>>>>
>>>>> Warnings can usually be ignored, unless you are working with the code
>>>>> and want to resolve them
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards 'options in compilation'
>>>>> for the moment follow the book exactly  *do not* deviate from the
>>>>> book, you will only get lost.
>>>>>
>>>>> When you come across something that reads
>>>>> <EDITME<xxx>EDITME>
>>>>> or the like, then you need to modify for your needs, e.g. timezone in
>>>>> glibc, papersize in groff, but CEOs those bridges when you get to them :)
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
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>>>>
>>>>
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>>>> s uthay
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>> s uthay
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