[lfs-support] Building LFS on Arch with gcc 6 installed

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Aug 18 09:04:01 PDT 2016

primegonzola wrote:
> Hello,
> Pretty new to linux and even more to LFS, so not sure if this is the right
> channel to report this.
> Building LFS on latest Arch gives an failure in building the gcc5 package
> as Arch is having gcc6 installed during the building of the toolchain. It
> took me a while to realize what the problem was and even more what the
> solution was.
> Just found out there is a patch available allowing to use gcc6 compiling
> gcc5. See
> https://github.com/crosstool-ng/crosstool-ng/commit/5a5fcbe148acf35372ecac145816c3515e6b8839
> for more details

We will have a new version of LFS out in a few weeks that is gcc6 based.

   -- Bruce

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