Marc; On Thu, Feb 03, 2000 at 06:56:17PM +0100, Marc Lehmann wrote: > On Wed, Feb 02, 2000 at 06:33:10PM -0500, Tom Rathborne <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > elf_i386 > > > elf32ppclinux > > > elf64alpha > > > > Woo, how thorough of you. > > It's sometimes handy to have a cross-compiler for alpha. But I do > not have a ppc machinea (I planned to, though), so it's a bit of > overkill... > > > All I can think of is that my install/deinstall of the binutils > > RPM fixed something... perhaps I had an ld symlink in the wrong > > place. > > It occurs to me that this "rpm thingy" people talk so much about is > responsible for the vast majroity of "unexplainable" bugs. Just > yesterday I tried all sorts of precompiled apaches (including the > redhat one), and they all dumped core. As always, building from > source and it suddenly worked... I agree, but in this case, as someone pointed out to me, I think it was the lack of a 'cc->gcc' symlink in my pgcc bin directory. > > I'm not sure why it just started working, but I will be sure to > > look a little closer and give a more thorough bug report if it > > happens again. > > Most probable causes for this is that the compiler has problems > creating executables. Since environemntvariables influence > config.guess a lot, thats the place to start looking. Of course, a > missing ldconfig would explain it just as well. Yes, that's a good point. I suppose setting 'CC=gcc' would have fixed it too. Thanks, Tom -- -- Tom Rathborne [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- http://www.aceldama.com/~tomr/ -- "I seem to be having tremendous difficulty with my life-style."