Subject: Re: Problem recompiling toolchain
To: Curt Sampson <>
From: Tom Linden <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 11/16/1997 18:38:28
I sort of chuckle when I see the error messages out of ld, they haven't
changed for 15 years (or more)  Maybe someday somebody will write a real 
two pass linker, with really useful diagnostic messages.

On Sun, 16 Nov 1997, Curt Sampson wrote:

> My current toolchain on my build machine is the latest one, compiled
> by a not-quite-so-latest one. I am not trying to recompile it again, and
> I'm getting:
> .../gcc/xgcc -B/usr1/netbsd/build/branch/toolchain5/gcc/  -DIN_GCC   -g -I./include  enquire.o -o enquire
> .../gcc/ld: internal error /usr1/netbsd/co/branch/toolchain/ld/ldexp.c 457
> Any thoughts?
> cjs
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