Subject: Re: problems with gcc 2.7.2
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Mike Long <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/05/1996 11:01:06
>Date: Fri, 5 Jan 1996 09:15:39 +0100 (MET)
>From: Erik Bertelsen <>
>> On Thu, 4 Jan 1996 16:16:41 +0000 (GMT) 
>>  Thorsten Frueauf <> wrote:
>>  > /usr/libexec/ Undefined symbol "_vlimit" in grep:/usr/lib/
>>  > /usr/libexec/ Undefined symbol "_vlimit" in gcc:/usr/lib/
>> I recently fixed this.  Here's the commit message to mem-limits.h:
>Isn't this a dead-lock? When compiling you need 
>/usr/lib/ to be the old one (e.g. from the 1.1 
>release) to be able to execute the compiler and linker, but then you link 
>your new software with this same libgnumalloc, which in the end has the effect 
>of never being able to upgrade it.

It's probably not the fastest way to do it, but something like this
should work:

cd /usr/src/gnu
setenv LDSTATIC -static
(cd usr.bin; make clean && make && make install)
unsetenv LDSTATIC
(cd lib; make && make install)
(cd usr.bin; make clean && make && make install)
Mike Long <> 
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