On Wed, Nov 22, 2006 at 03:05:04PM -0600, Jamie wrote: > On Wed, 22 Nov 2006, Kris Kennaway wrote: > > > On Wed, Nov 22, 2006 at 11:37:34AM -0600, Jamie wrote: > > > > > > > > > Greetings! > > > > > > I am having trouble compiling gcc 4.0.3 on FreeBSD 4.9. The compiler > > > seems to be referencing mntent.h and the compilation fails with: > > > > > > from /usr/include/mntent.h:2, > > > from ../../../gcc-4.0.3/libmudflap/mf-hooks2.c:97: > > > /usr/include/mntent.h:2:20: error: #include nested too deeply > > > > > > > > > I am compiling this with gcc 2.95 and gnu make 3.80. > > > > > > Does anyone know why it's trying to include mntent.h? From what I've > > > read, this is a system V header file, so I can't understand why . Are > > > there any switches I should be passing to make? > > > > Why not use the FreeBSD port? > > > Because learning how to use some of the other tools outside the scope of > the ports tree is kind of interesting, imho. I'd like to learn more about > gcc and other tools for building software in FreeBSD, even if its just a > purely academic pursuit. > > I guess working on a layer lower than the ports collection adds some > satisfaction to my curiousity. > > There are those who use their cars solely for transportation, and others > who enjoy restoring them/taking them apart/modifying them. I think the > same kind of principles apply. Those just using their vehicles for > transportation scratch their heads and wonder why anyone would have an > interest in anything other than hassle free service.
OK, but your car has apparently caught caught fire, and you're standing right next to a free bus stop :-) Kris
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