GCC failed with configure.pl

Matthew Wilson diakopter at gmail.com
Thu Jul 11 17:53:38 UTC 2013


Ashraya,

Which perl do you have?  ActivePerl?  Strawberry Perl?  I've seen
similar problems occur if strawberry and mingw are both in the path.

-Matthew

On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 9:38 AM, Ashraya <theemeraldsoul at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Will,
>
> Thanks for the reply. As you suggested, I tried with
> perl Configure.pl --verbose-step=inter::progs
>
> and got the following output :
>
> C:\Users\ashiva\Documents\GitHub\parrot>perl Configure.pl
> --verbose-step=inter::
> progs
>
> Parrot Version 5.5.0 Configure 2.0
> Copyright (C) 2001-2013, Parrot Foundation.
>
> Hello, I'm Configure. My job is to poke and prod your system to figure out
> how to build Parrot. The process is completely automated, unless you passed
> in
> the `--ask' flag on the command line, in which case I'll prompt you for a
> few
> pieces of info.
>
> Since you're running this program, you obviously have Perl 5--I'll be
> pulling
> some defaults from its configuration.
>
> init::manifest -      Check
> MANIFEST.....................................done.
> init::defaults -      Set Configure's default
> values.....................done.
> init::install -       Set up installation
> paths..........................done.
> init::hints -         Load platform and local hints
> files................done.
> inter::progs -        Determine what C compiler and linker to use...
>
> ccflags: -DWIN32 -DWINVER=Windows2000
> gcc -DWIN32 -DWINVER=Windows2000   -I./include -c test_10656.c
> C:/MinGW/bin/gcc.exe  test_10656.o  -o test_10656.exe  -lkernel32 -luser32
> -lgdi
> 32 -lwinspool -lcomdlg32 -ladvapi32 -lshell32 -lole32 -loleaut32 -lnetapi32
> -luu
> id -lws2_32 -lmpr -lwinmm -lversion -lodbc32 -lodbccp32 -lcomctl32
> -lbufferoverf
> lowU -lmsvcrt
> c:/mingw/bin/../lib/gcc/mingw32/4.6.2/../../../../mingw32/bin/ld.exe: cannot
> fin
> d -lbufferoverflowU
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> Compilation failed with 'gcc'
>
>
> C:\Users\ashiva\Documents\GitHub\parrot>
>
> I am not sure I understand the error. Can you please check it out ?
>
> Thanks,
> Ashiva
>
> Thanks & Regards,
> Ashraya S Shiva
>
>
> On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 6:58 PM, Will Coleda <will at coleda.com> wrote:
>>
>> Please keep the conversation on list so others can help you as well;
>> thanks.
>>
>> I am assuming you passed no arguments to Configure.pl - can you try this
>> step and report the output:
>>
>> perl Configure.pl --verbose-step=inter::progs
>>
>> This should generate more verbose output about what parrot is doing to
>> fail on that step.
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 1:47 AM, Ashraya <theemeraldsoul at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi Will,
>>>
>>> Yes, I have a gcc installed in my system. While I installed MinGW, I also
>>> installed gcc and have been using it for so many years now. The Path is :
>>> C:\MinGW\bin\ which is present in PATH environment variable too.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Ashiva
>>>
>>> Thanks & Regards,
>>> Ashraya S Shiva
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 7:30 PM, Will Coleda <will at coleda.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Do you have a C compiler installed?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 6:39 AM, Ashraya S <theemeraldsoul at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi All,
>>>>>
>>>>> I am new to parrot and i am trying to install this in windows 7.
>>>>> I have installed perl and minGW and have added these to my PATH as
>>>>> well.
>>>>>
>>>>> But i get the following error :
>>>>>
>>>>> C:\Users\ashiva\Documents\GitHub\parrot>perl Configure.pl
>>>>> Parrot Version 5.5.0 Configure 2.0
>>>>> Copyright (C) 2001-2013, Parrot Foundation.
>>>>>
>>>>> Hello, I'm Configure. My job is to poke and prod your system to figure
>>>>> out
>>>>> how to build Parrot. The process is completely automated, unless you
>>>>> passed in
>>>>> the `--ask' flag on the command line, in which case I'll prompt you for
>>>>> a few
>>>>> pieces of info.
>>>>>
>>>>> Since you're running this program, you obviously have Perl 5--I'll be
>>>>> pulling
>>>>> some defaults from its configuration.
>>>>>
>>>>> init::manifest -      Check
>>>>> MANIFEST.....................................done.
>>>>> init::defaults -      Set Configure's default
>>>>> values.....................done.
>>>>> init::install -       Set up installation
>>>>> paths..........................done.
>>>>> init::hints -         Load platform and local hints
>>>>> files................done.
>>>>> inter::progs -        Determine what C compiler and linker to
>>>>> use...Compilation
>>>>> failed with 'gcc'
>>>>>
>>>>> C:\Users\ashiva\Documents\GitHub\parrot>
>>>>>
>>>>> Please help me resolve this problem.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks a lot, in advance.
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Ashiva
>>>>>
>>>>> _______________________________________________
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>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Will "Coke" Coleda
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Will "Coke" Coleda
>
>
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