External toolchain build failing due to missing --sysroot

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Mon May 18 20:27:47 UTC 2015

> On May 18, 2015, at 2:02 PM, Craig Rodrigues <rodrigc at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> On Mon, May 18, 2015 at 12:30 PM, Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com> wrote:
> > On Mar 20, 2015, at 2:10 PM, Craig Rodrigues <rodrigc at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> >
> > Warner,
> >
> > I can't get the external toolchain build of CURRENT to work,
> > because --sysroot seems to be missing in some places.
> I don’t believe that this has actually never worked, or if it did appear
> to work, it was only by accident. We have no ability to generate a
> proper sysroot in the tree today, though we do come close at points.
> Sean Bruno has been reporting issues with libgcc and external
> toolchains for months, and I’ve not had the time to track those
> issues to ground.
> It seems to work now.  See:
> https://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-toolchain/2015-April/001660.html

It is quite fragile though. It looks like you are using it in one of the
configurations that work (hence my accidental comment). But working
in some configurations is better than it has been in the past...


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