Beta2 tools build problem

Rosimildo da Silva rdasilva at
Wed May 3 18:31:28 UTC 2000

From: Mike Davies <mikert at>
To: <rtems-users at>
Sent: Monday, May 01, 2000 3:01 PM
Subject: Beta2 tools build problem

> Hi,
> I am trying to build the tools for an i386-elf build of RTEMS but I'm
> not having any luck.  I'm using NT4.0 SP4 to host Cygwin beta 20.1
> upgraded with native gcc-2.95.2.
> I've downloaded the versions of binutils, gcc.2.95.2, newlib-1.8.2 that
> are in the beta directory and patched them OK.
> I first tried to use the ./bit script,  but this crashes out very early
> in its run,
> Then I tried the old method (David Fiddes ?) in one of the old versions
> of the docs, binutils compiles fine using this method,  but the gcc
> build crashes out with a unresolved reference to stdio.h.

I came across this problem before when I forgot to setup the 
"soft links" to the NewLib directory from within the GCC tree.


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