[64bit] binutils 2.23.52-4

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Jun 4 19:40:00 GMT 2013

On Jun  4 14:28, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> On 2013-06-04 08:49, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >I have uploaded a new binutils 2.23.52-4 package to the 64 bit test
> >distro.
> I have prepared a cygwin64-binutils.i686 with this patch to match.
> But this recent (and unrelated) upstream change has caused
> libiberty.a not to be installed by default:
> >2013-05-31  Matt Burgess <matthew AT linuxfromscratch.org>
> >
> >        PR other/56780
> >        * libiberty/configure.ac: Move test for --enable-install-libiberty
> >        outside of the 'with_target_subdir' test so that it actually gets
> >        run.  Add output messages to show the test result.
> >        * libiberty/configure: Regenerate.
> >        * libiberty/Makefile.in (install_to_libdir): Place the
> >        installation of the libiberty library in the same guard as that
> >        used for the headers to prevent it being installed unless
> >        requested via --enable-install-libiberty.
> It seems this was done to stop the host-libiberty from being
> installed with gcc, but libbfd still requires symbols provided
> thereby, so the lack of libiberty breaks the build of dumper.exe.  I
> believe this needs to be fixed in the toplevel configury, and have
> added a comment to that effect to the PR, but in the meantime,
> binutils (both i686 and x86_64) will need to be configured with
> --enable-install-libiberty.

I was going to create a -5 binutils package configured with
--enable-install-libiberty, but libiberty.a is not installed.

Is there something else I have to do to accomplish that?


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