Subject: Re: Alpha build process..
To: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
From: Chris Csanady <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/19/1997 21:15:45
>On Sun, 19 Oct 1997, Chris Csanady wrote:
>> Could someone outline the steps necessary to actually build the
>> tree on an alpha? I am somewhat confused as to how things go,
>> having a seperate toolchain.
>There's no difference between building on the alpha or any other
>port; the `separate' toolchain doesn't make any difference.
Well for whatever reason, I hope builds aren't always this difficult..
>> install core dumps with the -s option. so i set STRIPFLAG= in /etc/mk.conf
>That should not be happening. Can you get a stack backtrace to see
>why it's dumping core?
Sure, I will get back..
>> After I got finished with building all the libraries, I couldn't get much
>> further because everything complained about unresolved symbols in libc...
>Had you installed the new libraries in $DESTDIR? If you don't, the
>new programs will try to link against the old libraries, which will
>be unhappy. Have a look at the `build' target in /usr/src/Makefile.
I have looked at build, but I still have not been able to get it to work.
Just doing a "make DESTDIR=/wherever build" in /usr/src does not work.
make: don't know how to make includes. Stop
*** Error code 2
What do I need to do to get around this?