Facepalm this is happening every time I rebuild. Ugh! I really can't delete my whole installation every time.
On Tue, Feb 11, 2020 at 8:56 AM Richard Frith-Macdonald < rich...@frithmacdonald.me.uk> wrote: > > > > On 11 Feb 2020, at 13:47, David Chisnall <gnus...@theravensnest.org> > wrote: > > > > On 11/02/2020 12:30, Richard Frith-Macdonald wrote: > >> clang -v reported that the normal, system linker was being used > > > > FYI: On most GNU/Linux platforms, BFD is the 'normal, system linker'. > For example: > > > > $ ld -v > > GNU ld (GNU Binutils for Debian) 2.31.1 > > > > This is the BFD linker on a Debian system. > > > > $ ld.gold -v > > GNU gold (GNU Binutils for Debian 2.31.1) 1.16 > > > > This is gold on a Debian system. It is installed by the binutils > package, but is not installed as the system linker. > > > > $ ld -v > > LLD 8.0.1 (FreeBSD 366581-1200008) (compatible with GNU linkers) > > > > This is LLD on a FreeBSD system. It is the system linker. > > Thanks. > Mine was a CentOS-7 system with 'alternatives' set to use ld.gold > I did have three toolchains installed (which may have confused thngs), but > all three were set to use ld.gold > Only when I removed all copies of ld.bfd was I able to build gnustep-base > to use the new ABI and have it not crash immediately on startup. > My best guess at an explanation is that I did something (in the distant > past so I don't remember) that confused/broke the 'alternatives' system. > > Something else worth noting wrt the core dump is that it's quite > commonplace, when building/installing the core libraries, that if something > is horribly broken in base it will show up as soon as you try to build gui > and that runs plmerge: a plmerge segfault could have many causes, and I > didn't mean to blame it on using the new ABI or the bfd linker. > -- Gregory Casamento GNUstep Lead Developer / OLC, Principal Consultant http://www.gnustep.org <https://mailtrack.io/trace/link/64ee2f4a31274f791f25be981cb9565a437083e0?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.gnustep.org&userId=2790543&signature=0e48739cc91fca36> - http://heronsperch.blogspot.com <https://mailtrack.io/trace/link/830336275d9bae248a1f2b7993184632a1dbaf04?url=http%3A%2F%2Fheronsperch.blogspot.com&userId=2790543&signature=ae733d45bf72600f> http://ind.ie/phoenix/ <https://mailtrack.io/trace/link/13389ec71c1ae5523c5bcb26ea2a0e9fd2be40ed?url=http%3A%2F%2Find.ie%2Fphoenix%2F&userId=2790543&signature=cca05636eaf013d5>