[Python-Dev] Python build trouble with the new gcc/binutils
Barry A. Warsaw
Fri, 16 Aug 2002 11:04:16 -0400
>>>>> "AK" == Andrew Koenig <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
AK> I can build Python 2.2.1 just fine on my Solaris 2.8 machine
AK> using gcc 3.1.1 and binutils 2.12.1
AK> If I install either binutils 2.13 or the just-released gcc
AK> 3.2, I can no longer build Python -- it dumps core quite far
AK> into the build process.
AK> I don't really have a clue as to whether it's a gcc problem, a
AK> binutils problem, or a Python problem. Any suggestions as to
AK> how to proceed?
I started to try to build Py2.3cvs w/ gcc 3.2 but I had problems with
the gcc build. I foolishly attempted to install it with an
alternative suffix so it wouldn't interfere with my existing gcc, but
that seems like a broken process. I'm trying again, but it takes a
while to build gcc.