[Python-Dev] Python build trouble with the new gcc/binutils

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Fri, 16 Aug 2002 13:36:40 -0400

> As I said at the beginning of the discussion, if I use gcc 3.1.1
> and binutils 2.12.1, the Python install works.  If I use gcc 3.2
> *or* binutils 2.13, the Python install fails.

I'm guessing that gcc 3.2 somehow also installs binutils 2.13 and that
the bug is in the latter.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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