building egcs under LinuxPPC pre-R5

Gary Thomas gdt at
Wed Feb 10 20:40:35 EST 1999

The latest snapshots are very unstable on Linux/PPC.  We are working on
this now, but I'd stay away from them until further notice.

On 10-Feb-99 Andreas Tobler wrote:
> Hello,
> since the beginning of February I try to build egcs snapshot 19990131
> and now 19990208. The succcess is small. I got the 19990131 snapshot to
> build and install, but when I compile c++ code with some include
> restrictions it seems that it overrides it which causes an error. The
> egcs I used before and now again, was 2.91.60 I think, for LinuxPPC
> folks egcs- With this compiler I haven't had this error.
> My question, is there something specific when building an egcs on
> LinuxPPC that I have to take care of? It's not necessary for me to take
> a snapshot, but I need to build an egcs & libstdc++ with the option
> -fno-vtable-thunks.

The version of EGCS-1.1.1c that I uploaded should have been compiled this
way.  What makes you think it was not?

> my config:    LinuxPPC pre-R5 with glibc-2.0.108
>               Kernel 2.2.0 self built
>               running compiler egcs-
> How I did egcs:       ./configure --enable-shared --enable-threads
> --prefix=/usr/local/egcs
>               make LANGUAGES="c c++"
>               make LANGUAGES="c c++" install
> Any hints?
> Thanks
> Andreas
> -- 
>| Andreas Tobler                               
>| CH-8004 Zuerich                                                      
>| E-Mail: andreas.tobler at    | a.tobler at
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