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Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2014 09:51:46 -0400
From: stephen Turner <>
Subject: Re: converting gcc from glibc to musl

Thanks for the help, that fixed the issue.

On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 6:40 PM, stephen Turner <>

> Gcc is dying with /bin/bash i686-linux-musl-gcc command not found about
> half to 3/4 way through build.  I know this is not enough info to help
> diagnose the issue but unlike errors during config, its not pointing me to
> a compile error log. I will be more than happy to provide anything you need
> just let me know what that is.
> thanks for your help.
> On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 4:47 PM, Samuel Holland <>
> wrote:
>> On 2014-10-02 15:31, stephen Turner wrote:
>>> since patching with the recommended patch (the one i had wasnt a full
>>> patch
>>> apparently) i have been able to use this option --host=i686-linux-musl
>>> however now when i compile i run into new issues.
>>> Firstly gmp, mpfr, and mpc do not like this flag obviously since they do
>>> not have the musl settings patched in so i cant compile with the musl
>>> wrapper because i cannot include those math libraries and when i try to
>>> prebuild them and use the flag --with-mpfr=/target/location it errors out
>>> saying it cant find any compatible versions of these libs/headers.
>> Overriding the host is really only necessary for a few programs like gcc.
>> Most
>> will work fine with musl, even though they detect your system as
>> "i686-pc-linux-gnu".
>> That said, if you want to use --host on all of your programs, all you
>> need is a
>> patch like the one here[0]. There are four or five different variations
>> of the patch
>> though, depending on what version/configuration of autotools the project
>> uses.
>> [0]
>> libmpfr/libmpfr-musl.patch
>> --
>> Regards,
>> Samuel Holland <>

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