Ooos, sorry just was I was formally submitting this weirdness as,
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=229243, I realize the last
part of your email, but it's still not clear why it causes a problem.
If LDFLAGS is set, then why should gcc -m64 have trouble? In fact, it
works OK when the 64-bit gcc library is moved to /usr/sfw/lib.
>On 23-06-2008 17:23:57 -0400, Maurice Volaski wrote:
>>> I think I hit the same issue and I added a little note for it in the
>>> bootstrap guide. If you're bootstrapping 64-bits, you need to have the
>>> 64-bits paths in your searchpath, where they are non standard.
>>> It's in this line:
>>> If you are targetting a 64-bits native Prefix, append -L and -R flags
>>> for /usr/sfw/lib/64 to your LDFLAGS. Additionally set CC="gcc -m64",
>>> CXX="g++ -m64" and HOSTCC="gcc -m64".
>>> note the /usr/sfw/lib/64, it contains the 64-bits version of
>>> libgcc_s.so.1, that the linker should find (after skipping the
>>> incompatible 32-bits version).
>>> If you already did this, it looks like something weird is going on.
>> First, I assume the guide you mean is
>> If so, though it's not the cause of the problem, but shouldn't those
>> variables be set before bootstrapping python?
>Well, if you refer to the ones "./bootstrap-prefix ...", then NO. Those
>packages are build tools only (not libraries or stuff you're actually
>going to keep) and are just compiled 32-bits. This saves you from a lot
>of trouble. If you set -m64 before you did those, your python problems
>comes from there.
>> Now, I had them set them when I bootstrapped python, so something weird
>> is going on. I was able to get past it by moving the 32-bit libgcc out of
>> the way and creating a symlink in /usr/sfw/lib to the 64-bit version and
>> it seems to be working.
>Then you better remove everything, and restart from scratch again
>carefully following the guide. The order of things is highly important!
>Gentoo on a different level
Maurice Volaski, mvolaski@...
Computing Support, Rose F. Kennedy Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
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