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I rebuilt the gcc-4.8.0 multilib packages

In Slackware-current there was an update (or rather a rebuild) of the gcc 4.8.0 compiler suite, which re-adds several header files that seem to have accidentally dropped out of the installation.I have applied the same changes to the gcc packages in my multilib repository. The rebuiltgcc-4.8.0_multilib packages can be downloaded from any of these locations (mirror servers may need to catch up still):

Read the articles on docs.slackware.com about how to add or update multilib on your 64-bit Slackware.

Cheers, Eric

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Comment from rahul
Posted: April 13, 2013 at 08:49

Running slack64current, upgraded to the above multilib. trying to compile kernel 3.8.5. get following error when i issue make menuconfig

Error: expecting string instruction after rep’

Comment from Alan Aversa
Posted: April 20, 2013 at 14:35

@rahul: I get message, too, when building something known as “libblkmaker”. I wonder why.

Comment from Alan Aversa
Posted: April 20, 2013 at 14:44

Looks like it’s a bug: Bug 53847

Comment from Alan Aversa
Posted: April 24, 2013 at 05:40

I’ve been getting a lot of “expecting string instruction after rep’” errors ever since updating to 4.8.0…

Comment from alienbob
Posted: April 24, 2013 at 12:47

I found details about your report on http://www.mail-archive.com/gcc-bugs@gcc.gnu.org/msg391554.html

Please note that Slackware-current has a more recent version of binutils than you are using (/binutils-2.23.52.0.1 in -current versus 2.22.52.0.2 on your cmputer).
It looks like you did a partial upgrade?

Eric

Comment from Alan Aversa
Posted: April 25, 2013 at 03:54

Yes, it was a version mismatch. I upgraded to binutils-2.23.52.0.1 and the issue went away. thanks

Comment from bam
Posted: May 9, 2013 at 18:47

Can’t upgrade from gslapt using …/multilib/14.0 repo, gives HTTP error. I suppose it’s due PACKAGE MIRROR: and PACKAGE LOCATION: mismatch in 14.0/PACKAGES.TXT. Upgrading from …/multilib repo goes OK, but it upgrades to current

Comment from alienbob
Posted: May 9, 2013 at 20:42

bam, ask the slapt-get developers why you get failure. See http://software.jaos.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/slapt-get-user

Without you posting your error messages, I can not help you at all. The “PACKAGE LOCATION” lines in 14.0/PACKAGES.TXT are correct for the packages in that directory.
Can you please also tell me what multilib repository URL you have added in your gslaptrc file?

Eric

Comment from bam
Posted: May 9, 2013 at 23:26

http://taper.alienbase.nl/mirrors/people/alien/multilib/ and http://taper.alienbase.nl/mirrors/people/alien/multilib/14.0/, the former works but upgrades to current, and the latter is not. Maybe 14.0/PACKAGES.TXT should include PACKAGE MIRROR: strings ended with …/multilib/14.0/?

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