[Buildroot] 202: Illegal number: gcc

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Fri May 29 15:13:28 UTC 2009

Le Fri, 29 May 2009 16:16:18 +0200,
Peter Korsgaard <jacmet at uclibc.org> a écrit :

> Do you have makeinfo installed (the texinfo package) and what is it's
> version? Any particular reason why you are building binutils 2.18 and
> not the standard 2.19.1?

IIRC, there used to be a bug in binutils check for makeinfo. If the
makeinfo version was too recent, then the regexp used in the binutils
check didn't find makeinfo as a valid version.

See http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2007-09/msg01271.html

Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
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