Has anyone been able to build LFS on a 64bit system?

Justin P. Mattock justinmattock at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 22:42:56 PST 2010

On 02/03/10 22:19, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Justin P. Mattock wrote:
>> On 02/03/10 20:25, brown wrap wrote:
>>> Yesterday I thought I had made it through pass one. That was probably
>>> because any of the compiles I made didn't require the tests being run.
>>> So today I started off with pass 2, and the I think it was glibc failed
>>> right off the bat. So when I saw the new release of 6.6, I thought I'd
>>> start all over with it. Now I can't get gcc to compile:
>>> checking for x86_64-lfs-linux-gnu-gcc...
>>> /mnt/lfs/sources/6.6/gcc-build/./gcc/xgcc
>>> -B/mnt/lfs/sources/6.6/gcc-build/./gcc/
>>> -B/tools/x86_64-lfs-linux-gnu/bin/ -B/tools/x86_64-lfs-linux-gnu/lib/
>>> -isystem /tools/x86_64-lfs-linux-gnu/include -isystem
>>> /tools/x86_64-lfs-linux-gnu/sys-include
>>> checking for suffix of object files... configure: error: in
>>> `/mnt/lfs/sources/6.6/gcc-build/x86_64-lfs-linux-gnu/libgcc':
>>> configure: error: cannot compute suffix of object files: cannot compile
>>> See `config.log' for more details.
>>> make[1]: *** [configure-target-libgcc] Error 1
>>> make[1]: Leaving directory `/mnt/lfs/sources/6.6/gcc-build'
>>> make: *** [all] Error 2
>> if your wanting to build an x86_64 look at clfs
>> there you choose if you want pure64 or multilib
> No, that's not necessary.  You only need to follow those instructions if
> you are trying to do 32->64 or want to build a multi-lib system.
> I'm currently building 6.6-rc1 as a pure 64-bit system, its working on
> Chapter 6 GCC now. The GCC build was fine.  It's doing the tests.  There
> are no problems so far.  The only requirement is to start from a 64-bit
> distro (and to follow directions).
>     -- Bruce

yeah!! your right..
I figured clfs would be more suitable
(especially if they decide to build /lib64 and
only lib64(like fedora));

main concern though is the dynamic linker

Justin P. Mattock

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