Segfault compiling kernels
I have done a new install of Debian 'woody' on a beige G3 here at work. Some slight
quirks on install, but it generally works.
However, I tried to compile kernels, and all I get is segfaults:
mlan@snow:/usr/src/linux$ make dep
gcc -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -o scripts/mkdep scripts/mkdep.c
make -C arch/ppc/boot fastdep
make: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux/arch/ppc/boot'
/usr/src/linux/scripts/mkdep -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux/include -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -Wno-trigraphs -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-common -D__powerpc__ -fsigned-char -msoft-float -pipe -ffixed-r2 -Wno-uninitialized -mmultiple -mstring -fno-builtin -D__BOOTER__ -I/usr/src/linux/arch/ppc/boot/include -- > .depend
make _sfdep_chrp _sfdep_common _sfdep_images _sfdep_lib _sfdep_mbx _sfdep_pmac _sfdep_prep _sfdep_tree _FASTDEP_ALL_SUB_DIRS="chrp common images lib mbx pmac prep tree"
make: *** [fastdep] Segmentation fault
make: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux/arch/ppc/boot'
make: *** [archdep] Error 2
It seems make is to blame here??
I tried to compile something else (asclock; small program); compiling and running are OK in
Anyone seen something like this? My home machine (woody as well) doesn't have these
errors (at least not prior to the last dist-upgrade). My install here has nothing
special otherwise; just plain up-to-date woody.
Running Debian-installed programs is no problem; I have not seen anything segfault
(certainly not general problems like bug in libc).
Kernel source is kernel.org official kernel; both 2.4.16 (which compiled OK on an i386)
and 2.4.17 produce the same symptom.
Michel (crying for help)
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