Bug 76526 - Can't build binutils for powerpc-eabi target
Summary: Can't build binutils for powerpc-eabi target
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: binutils   
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Version: 8.0
Hardware: i586 Linux
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Assignee: Jakub Jelinek
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Reported: 2002-10-22 20:10 UTC by Bill Colvin
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-10-22 20:10:17 UTC
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Description Bill Colvin 2002-10-22 20:10:05 UTC
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Description of problem:
When trying to make binutils for the powerpc-eabi target, the following error 
message appears:
../../binutils/gas/config/tc-ppc.c:5523: Internal compiler error in 
simplify_subreg, at simplify-rtx.c:2452
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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Assume a working RedHat 8.0 system with development tools installed. From 
disk 5 of the psyche distribution, install binutils-   The 
source distribution and patch files are installed in /usr/src/redhat/SOURCES
2. Expand the compressed distribution binutils- in an 
appropriate directory (I assume it is called binutils).  Apply the patches if 
you wish - however, it makes no difference to this problem.
3. Make a working directory at the same level as binutils (say build-binutils)
4. cd build-binutils
5. ../binutils/configure --target=powerpc-eabi --prefix=/usr/local
6. make all

Actual Results:  The make terminates with the following error:

../../binutils/gas/config/tc-ppc.c:5523: Internal compiler error in 
simplify_subreg, at simplify-rtx.c:2452
Please submit a full bug report

Expected Results:  The make should have ended without error, having built the 
appropriate utilities for the powerpc platform ready for installation.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jakub Jelinek 2002-11-27 17:21:07 UTC
Should be fixed in gcc-3.2.1-1 in rawhide.

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