Re: 2.5.31 build failure

From: Kai Germaschewski (
Date: Fri Aug 23 2002 - 19:19:51 EST

On Fri, 23 Aug 2002, Daniel I. Applebaum wrote:

> I get the following error when trying to build 2.5.31:
> gcc -Wp,-MD,./.entry.o.d -D__ASSEMBLY__ -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux-2.5.31/include -nostdinc -iwithprefix include -traditional -c -o entry.o entry.S
> /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i386-redhat-linux/2.96/tradcpp0: Usage: /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i386-redhat-linux/2.96/tradcpp0 [switches] input output
> make[2]: *** [entry.o] Error 1
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.5.31/arch/i386/kernel'
> make[1]: *** [arch/i386/kernel] Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.5.31'
> make: *** [bzImage] Error 2

The best explanation I have for this is a buggy compiler - I think I've
seen one report like this before. What exact version are you using?

gcc -v
rpm -qa | grep gcc


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