F18 buildroot broken (libtool / gcc upgrade problem)?

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Sun Sep 23 09:39:46 UTC 2012

On Sun, Sep 23, 2012 at 10:25:25AM +0100, Tom Hughes wrote:
> On 23/09/12 10:20, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> >$ grep /usr/lib/gcc /usr/bin/libtool
> >sys_lib_search_path_spec="/usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-redhat-linux/4.7.1 /usr/lib64 /lib64 "
> >compiler_lib_search_dirs="/usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-redhat-linux/4.7.1 /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-redhat-linux/4.7.1/../../../../lib64 /lib/../lib64 /usr/lib/../lib64 /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-redhat-linux/4.7.1/../../.."
> >predep_objects="/usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-redhat-linux/4.7.1/../../../../lib64/crti.o /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-redhat-linux/4.7.1/crtbeginS.o"
> >[etc]
> >
> >But it looks like it'd be possible to replace 4.7.1 with the partial
> >output of `gcc --version`.
> Using "gcc -dumpversion" will make it even easier ;-)


No surprises that the build system of libtool is as crazy as the
program itself.  I can't even find how the 'libtool' script
is created ...


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