What distro are you trying your build from? IIRC the verdex svn repository hasn't built cleanly for me since I was running Ubuntu 7.10 or 8.04, but I've always been able to search the mailing list archives and find a fix for any build failure I've come across (and the gmp-native failure is one that I know there is a fix for). 

Chris

On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 2:04 PM, Garth Webb <garth.webb@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi, I'm following these instructions to try to get a cross compile environment setup:

  http://gumstix.org/software-development/open-embedded/190-verdex-svn-repository.html

I get to the point where I need to build an image:

  bitbake gumstix-basic-image

It does some setup and on the first package it tries to compile, I get several thousand lines of errors complaining about multiple definitions of functions.  Here's a small sample:

...
NOTE: package gmp-native-4.2.1: started
NOTE: package gmp-native-4.2.1-r2: task do_compile: started
ERROR: function do_compile failed
...
| .libs/compat.o: In function `__gmpz_fits_uint_p':
| compat.c:(.text+0x0): multiple definition of `__gmpz_fits_uint_p'
| .libs/assert.o:assert.c:(.text+0x0): first defined here
| .libs/compat.o: In function `__gmpz_fits_ulong_p':
| compat.c:(.text+0x12): multiple definition of `__gmpz_fits_ulong_p'
| .libs/assert.o:assert.c:(.text+0x12): first defined here
| .libs/compat.o: In function `__gmpz_fits_ushort_p':
| compat.c:(.text+0x24): multiple definition of `__gmpz_fits_ushort_p'
| .libs/assert.o:assert.c:(.text+0x24): first defined here
...


What am I missing here?  I'm a bit frustrated; when I got my first gumstix three years ago I was compiling code that ran on my gumstix within an hour.  Now, after about a day of messing with it, I can't even get this new build environment installed.

Garth

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