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Subject: Re: Error building cross-compiler

Re: Error building cross-compiler

From: Jason Voegele <>
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2009 20:04:03 -0500

On Thursday 22 January 2009 06:11:04 am Jason Voegele wrote:
> On Wednesday 21 January 2009 09:35:05 pm Mike . wrote:
> > Do you have gcc installed?
> Yes, although I'm not sure if it is the proper version for building
> Rockbox:
> $ gcc --version
> gcc (Ubuntu 4.3.2-1ubuntu11) 4.3.2

Since the automated tool did not work, I decided to try the manual option
described on the wiki. The failure occurs when trying to build
binutils-2.16.1. The configure stage works fine, but when I run make, I get the
following error:

> make[3]: Entering directory
> `/home/jvoegele/tmp/rbdev-build/build/binutils/bfd' /bin/sh ./libtool
> --mode=link gcc -W -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -Wmissing-prototypes -g -o
> -rpath /opt/rbdev/i686-pc-linux-gnu/arm-elf/lib -release 2.16.1
> archive.lo archures.lo bfd.lo bfdio.lo bfdwin.lo cache.lo coffgen.lo
> corefile.lo format.lo init.lo libbfd.lo opncls.lo reloc.lo section.lo
> syms.lo targets.lo hash.lo linker.lo srec.lo binary.lo tekhex.lo ihex.lo
> stabs.lo stab-syms.lo merge.lo dwarf2.lo simple.lo archive64.lo `cat
> ofiles` libtool: link: `archive.lo' is not a valid libtool object
> make[3]: *** [] Error 1
> make[3]: Leaving directory
> `/home/jvoegele/tmp/rbdev-build/build/binutils/bfd' make[2]: ***
> [all-recursive] Error 1
> make[2]: Leaving directory
> `/home/jvoegele/tmp/rbdev-build/build/binutils/bfd' make[1]: *** [all]
> Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory
> `/home/jvoegele/tmp/rbdev-build/build/binutils/bfd' make: *** [all-bfd]
> Error 2

Any ideas on what I can do to get past this?


Jason Voegele
About the only thing on a farm that has an easy time is the dog.
Received on 2009-01-23

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