Subject: Re: strange ld error: destdir.vax/usr/lib: read_file_symbols(header):
To: Olaf Seibert <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: port-vax
Date: 10/08/2000 10:41:08
On Sun, 8 Oct 2000, Olaf Seibert wrote:

: Maybe my /usr/bin/ld is, but my $DESTDIR/usr/bin/ld is not. If
: $DESTDIR/usr/bin/cc  does not use $DESTDIR/usr/bin/ld, and cannot be
: made to use it, I think it is broken.

The build shouldn't be using $DESTDIR/usr/bin/cc to compile.  A successful
build requires an updated toolchain -- both gcc (egcs) and binutils -- to be
in /usr/bin, outside of $DESTDIR.

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