Subject: Re: -current build failure (on i386)?
To: Ceri Storey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Kevin Lahey <email@example.com>
Date: 12/06/2002 15:47:38
On Fri, 6 Dec 2002 23:21:46 +0000
Ceri Storey <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I'm having similar issues, although my tool's wont even build on one of
> my machines....
> checking that C++ static constructors and destructors are called... no
> configure: error: a working C++ compiler is required
> from groff's configure script.
I struggled with the same problem last weekend. I found that build.sh -t
installed the libraries it built into /usr/lib, which then failed with the
existing g++ in the way you observed. I managed to get around this by
copying the library files over from an older system, then rebuilding with