On Friday 26 April 2002 17:59, you wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 25, 2002 at 02:03:49PM -0700, Thomas F. Burdick wrote:
> > So I checked out a copy of SBCL on 2 April, and I'm trying to build i=
> > on Solaris. The system I'm building it on has both the GNU toolchain
> > and the Sun toolchain installed. I think the problem I'm having is
> > that gcc is invoking Sun as, not gas, but I'm not sure. I also don't
> > have any idea how to change that, and the sysadmins here are ignoring
> > me ... so maybe someone here can help. I get to this point:
> That's likely to be the problem. Unfortunately, I didn't find an easy
> way of getting gcc, when configured in that way, to play ball -- even i=
> you do all the runtime assembly by hand, you also need to use the gnu
> ld, I think... at least, last time I tried without, it complained early
> in cold init about not being able to find ldso_stub__getcwd...
Why not just build your own binutils and gcc from sources? From the top o=
head, it has configure options of --with-gnu-gas and --with-gnu-ld or=20
something like that to force the use of GNU assembler and linker in=20
preference to the system one?
> > Any suggestions? (I suppose if Christophe puts up binaries for
> > Solaris, I won't need to figure this out, but it's kind of annoying
> > nonetheless...)
> You could try getting a gcc from sunfreeware, compiled and configured t=
> use only gnu utils -- I believe that you can install that as a user; I
> know that it's a bit of a "brute force" tactic, and aesthetically
> unappealing, but I haven't had the time or energy to track down how to
> make the runtime sources more portable (oh, the irony...)
> You're not the only one with sysadmin troubles :-/ The admins at my
> place of work have decided that yesterday and today is a good time to
> play with their firewall and dhcp server. Needless to say, they got
> things wrong, and my compiles have been interrupted, to say the least.
> I'll do my best to put something up later today.