Subject: Re: warning: null format string
To: Chaskiel M Grundman <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/05/2001 22:34:26
On Mon, Mar 05, 2001 at 03:42:01PM -0500, Chaskiel M Grundman wrote:
> Excerpts from mail: 5-Mar-101 Re: warning: null format st.. by Ignatios
> Souvatzis@netbs 
> > cmg didn't read UPGRADING, and failed miserably.
> Wrong. There's no specific information about rebuilding compilers for
> this problem,

Ah, maybe should be added.

> and I had already built make and yacc. The generic advice
> about rebuilding the compiler if "Unreasonable compiler errors" occur
> did not necessarily apply, as the error did not seem unreasonable.
> > Basically, you need to FIRST build a new compiler and install it, THEN a 
> > make build.

> Which I cannot do, as this is sparc64. Apparently the mainline toolchain
> is not considered useful there (at least gnu/usr.bin/egcs/Makefile won't
> build any compiler components on sparc64). 

Ok. Now, this is a problem I can't help with... Bill might now how to extract
the diffs needed and apply them to the sparc64 compiler.