Re: m4 1.4.14 FTBFS on mips
Santiago Vila <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I need help/advice regarding this.
> m4 FTBFS on the mips architecture:
> gcc -std=gnu99 -g -Wall -O2 -o test-dup2 test-dup2.o libtests.a ../lib/libm4.a libtests.a
> /usr/bin/ld: non-dynamic relocations refer to dynamic symbol dup2@@GLIBC_2.0
> /usr/bin/ld: failed to set dynamic section sizes: Bad value
> It also fails on mipsel, with a similar error.
This is caused by this binutils bug:
It happens for many packages that uses gnulib self-checks. The binutils
bug is over a year old. I have worked around the problem by disabling
self checks on mips(el)...