On Fri, Nov 28, 1997 at 02:56:45PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > - manually rebuild binutils 2.8.1 + patch. When configuring binutils
> > 2.8.1 do not use the --enable-shared option, it will make binutils
> > 2.7 generate bad libraries.
> Done that. I get a static and apparently workable binutils if I also turn
> gcc optimisation off (otherwise gcc dumps)
> > - install the binutils just built
> Done that
> > - You should now be able to rebuild the rpm without problems
> gcc still dumps, if I fix that I get back to the original problem. This
> is the 2.8.1 off sgi.com and has a "mips patch" listed in the spec file.
> Im guessing the gcc one is a link bug that damaged gcc just slightly - zsh
> also dumps gcc.
In that case you are probably the victim of an older libc. I'll rebuild
libc for my sources for big endian machines asap.