Subject: Re: MacOS X tool build problem
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Darrin B. Jewell <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 05/07/2003 21:47:18
Done.  Its filed as PR toolchain/21495 and includes a patch.

I discovered a couple of other nits while building which I
will address in separate mail to tech-toolchain.


Jason Thorpe <> writes:

> On Thursday, May 1, 2003, at 11:31  AM, Darrin B. Jewell wrote:
> > It fails relatively quickly with make dependall in src/tools/binstall
> > the error is:
> >    nbmake: don't know how to make /usr/lib/libc.a. Stop
> > Note that MacOS X does not ship with a static libc.
> Darrin... can you file a PR on this so there's a paper trail?
> Anyway, I'm pretty sure that the hostprog Makefiles simply should not
> record dependencies on system libraries.
>          -- Jason R. Thorpe <>