[Buildroot] Problem making buildroot

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Wed Jun 17 20:20:39 UTC 2009

>>>>> "jdzielski" == jdzielski  <jdzielski at stevens.edu> writes:


 jdzielski> Sorry if this is a multiple post.  It's showing up in the
 jdzielski> list that I see but there is an indication that he message
 jdzielski> hasn't been accepted.

 jdzielski> Hi,
 jdzielski>     I'm new at trying to do things at this level, but I'm trying to make the
 jdzielski> buildroot on Ubuntu 8.04.  I've been following the instructions at
 jdzielski> http://docwiki.gumstix.org/index.php/Buildroot which is pretty straight

You should probably ask the gumstix people for details, but this looks
like the problem with binutils 2.17.x only expecting makeinfo to have
a single digit after the '.' in it's version, and hence breaking with
makeinfo 4.1x.

We have a patch for that:


Any particular reason why you are using such an old binutils version?

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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