Does the M4 package need to be identified as a "host requirement"?

Randy McMurchy randy at
Mon Oct 6 08:00:39 PDT 2008

Randy McMurchy wrote:

> Best I can tell the GMP package needs M4 to build successfully.
> This can be approached in one of two ways:
> 1. Build M4 before building GMP in Chapter 5 (in fact it may
> be needed to be built before GCC pass1 as GMP is built inside
> the GCC Pass1 instructions.
> 2. Add it to the Host Requirements page.

For the time being, I've added M4 to the Chapter 5 build, but
it is in the alphabetical order which doesn't help the issue
of it being required by the GMP package earlier in Chapter 5.

We'll change things once a permanent solution is determined.


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