Subject: Re: Still a challenge: pkgsrc on IRIX 6.5
To: Georg Schwarz <>
From: Timo Schoeler <>
List: pkgsrc-bugs
Date: 03/25/2005 12:23:32
>> a short note on my environment:
>> IRIX 6.5.25m and gcc, make, binutils etc. installed from
> I am note sure, but it might be that pkgsrc on IRIX is configured to 
> assume
> MIPSpro cc.

but (as even jan schaumann said) it _should_ run with gcc. 
bootstrapping with gcc works, and gcc works for other souces, too (as 
already said, i build OpenSSL and OpenSSH4 'just for fun' to prove the 
compiler works)...

>> -L/usr/pkg/lib) works... no
>> configure: error: installation or configuration problem: C compiler
>> cannot create executables.
>> *** Error code 1
> what does config.log say?

[*] /usr/pkgsrc/devel/patch/work/.wrapper/bin/cc -o conftest -O2 
-Wl,-R/usr/pkg/lib -L/usr/pkg/lib conftest.c
     ( append args: -mabi=n32
     (arg-source) push: -o
     (arg-source) push: conftest
     (arg-source) push: -O2
     (arg-source) push: -Wl,-R/usr/pkg/lib
     (arg-source) push: -L/usr/pkg/lib
     (arg-source) push: conftest.c
     (arg-source) push: -mabi=n32
     (logic) pop:  -o
     (logic) push: -o
     (logic) pop:  conftest
     (logic) push: conftest [skipped]
     (logic) pop:  -O2
     (logic) push: -O2
     (logic) pop:  -Wl,-R/usr/pkg/lib
     (logic) push: -Wl,-R/usr/pkg/lib
     (logic) pop:  -L/usr/pkg/lib
     (logic) push: -L/usr/pkg/lib
     (logic) pop:  conftest.c
     (logic) to:   conftest.c [untransformed]
     (logic) push: conftest.c
     (logic) pop:  -mabi=n32
     (logic) push: -mabi=n32
     (cmd-sink) pop: -o
     (cmd-sink) pop: conftest
     (cmd-sink) pop: -O2
     (cmd-sink) pop: -Wl,-R/usr/pkg/lib
     (cmd-sink) pop: -L/usr/pkg/lib
     (cmd-sink) pop: conftest.c
     (cmd-sink) pop: -mabi=n32
<.> /usr/bin/cc -o conftest -O2 -Wl,-R/usr/pkg/lib -L/usr/pkg/lib 
conftest.c -mabi=n32

jan schaumann said that isn't understood by gcc. i'll receive my 
MIPSPro licenses in a few days, but i'd like to be able to use gcc, 


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