binutils compile error on latest sources

David O'Brien obrien at
Thu Jun 17 03:06:33 GMT 2004

On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 07:48:52PM -0700, Daryl Chance wrote:
> I've cvsup'd about 3 times in the last 30 minutes. 
> Here's the error:
> as.o: In function `parse_args':
> as.o(.text+0x3b8): undefined reference to
> `getopt_long_only'
> *** Error code 1

What does 'uname -a' report on this machine?
`getopt_long_only' comes from libc and was an addition to add this comon
GNU routine to the BSD libc.  Perhaps you are trying to build 5-CURRENT
on an old 5.0 system or something?

-- David  (obrien at

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