New build, gobjcopy failure, any clues?

David Holmes david.holmes at
Thu Mar 28 04:44:49 UTC 2013

On 27/03/2013 11:26 PM, David Chase wrote:
> It's not "my" version, it's whatever someone else installed on one of the ghostboxes (terminus).
> I was perhaps misled into using a 5.11 box by
> (1) seeing it listed as a box for our use;
> (2) my success building with Solaris 11 on Intel;
> (3) the fact that the exact OS version is not mentioned in the summary output of configure (so, probably not that important);
> (4) it does not whine about my choice (for example, if you use the latest Solaris compilers, it complains bitterly throughout the build, which is nonetheless successful).
> gobjcopy: supported targets: elf32-sparc elf64-sparc a.out-sunos-big elf64-little elf64-big elf32-little elf32-big srec symbolsrec tekhex binary ihex
> Isn't this information redundant with the output of "gobjcopy -info" (which appears earlier in this discussion)?
> It would have saved me a little time if you had mentioned that the output you desire
> was the result of typing "gobjcopy -v", because this is not implied by TFM, which I did in fact R
> yesterday.

I didn't mention it because I didn't know about it. If you just type 
"gobjcopy" it appears at the end of the usage message.


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