On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 11:02:31PM -0600, Warner Losh wrote: > > On Apr 29, 2014, at 10:23 PM, Julian Elischer <jul...@freebsd.org> wrote: > > > On 4/30/14, 10:36 AM, Julian Elischer wrote: > >> In our 8.0 based systems at $JOB our build environment made heavy use of > >> the --sysroot option in gcc and ld. > >> > >> We are trying to move up to a newer release but suddenly the --sysroot > >> option has disappeared. > >> > >> we get the message "/usr/bin/ld: this linker was not configured to use > >> sysroots" > > more spefically the following command (from 'configure') fails on "near 9" > > and succeeds on 8.0. > > > > configure:3352: /usr/bin/gcc -Wall -Wno-unused-parameter -nostdinc > > -isystem /usr/build/buildroot/tools/x86_gcc4.2.4/usr/include --sysroot > > /usr/build/buildroot/tools/x86_gcc4.2.4 -Wall -Wno-unused-parame > > ter -nostdinc -isystem /usr/build/buildroot/tools/x86_gcc4.2.4/usr/include > > --sysroot /usr/build/buildroot/tools/x86_gcc4.2.4 --sysroot > > /usr/build/buildroot/tools/x86_gcc4.2.4 -L/usr/build/buildroot/too > > ls/x86_gcc4.2.4/lib -L/usr/build/buildroot/tools/x86_gcc4.2.4/usr/lib > > conftest.c >&5 > >> > >> Does anyone know what happened? and when, and by who? > >> I have looked in the Makefiles and configuration files in SVN and I can't > >> see a change that would have done this.. > >> of course the building of these tools is rather complex so I may have > >> missed some place.. > > Yea, I looked too and don?t see anything. I thought it was broken in more > like 2005 not 2011. You?re only hope is to bisect the tree down to the change > that caused it?
It's been broken since at least the last binutils import and probably longer since the inane ld behavior of activating --sysroot only when built with a specified sysroot is from upstream. The fix is trivial, just merge r257268 and r257530 to the branch you are using. -- Brooks
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