Here was the problem on my system. I'm sure others share the same system
The default location for installed binutils on the Slackware 3 distribution
is /usr/bin. By default, the binutils 126.96.36.199 makefile installs binutils,
including gnu as, in /usr/local/bin. Apparently the kernel makefile was
locating and using the binutils in /usr/bin, even though "as --version"
executed /usr/local/bin/as since the latter directory has precedence in my path.
Other distributions may have the same problem. The fix is obvious ......
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