[gccsdk] Building GCC4 in Cygwin

alan buckley alan_baa at hotmail.com
Thu Jan 31 00:55:24 PST 2008

> On Wed, 30 Jan 2008 21:41:42 +0100 John Tytgat wrote:
> In message 
> alan buckley  wrote:
>> [...]
>> Once I had this variable the package failed with
>> elf2aof missing. I found this in gcc4 install and
>> followed the instructions to build it and tried
>> again.
> I can explain this:
> Roughly speaking build-it script does:
> 1) configure gcc/binutils
> 2) 'make all' followed by a 'make install'
> 3) Go into the riscos subdirectory and execute the local build-it script
> there as well.
> I assume steps 1) and 2) were done (including 'make install') and my guess
> is that step 3) isn't.
> Step 3) builds in 'cross' mode (the implicit mode of './build-it' unless
> you want to build the native RISC OS binaries which requires the explicit
> 'riscos' parameter) the cmunge, elf2aif, mkresfs, ln and the dl shared
> library.

Thanks, that explains it nicely. Would it be worth you mentioning this
step in the README in case other people restart the build in the same
way I did?


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