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Bug 117489

Summary: xmingw-binutils stable too old
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Alex Buell <alex.buell>
Component: [OLD] DevelopmentAssignee: Stefan Jones (RETIRED) <cretin>
Severity: major CC: cgamesplay, pdenapo, robert.w.thomas, sharpshopter, vapier, xuefer
Priority: High    
Version: 2005.1   
Hardware: x86   
OS: Linux   
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 140707    

Description Alex Buell 2006-01-02 14:06:21 UTC
xmingw-binutils is too old and won't compile correct code for certain projects such as ReactOS ( Can't the newer version of xmingw-binutils be marked as stable yet?
Comment 1 Alex Buell 2006-01-06 13:04:38 UTC
Need to add the latest version of binutils for xmingw.
Comment 2 Pablo De NĂ¡poli 2006-06-03 19:06:06 UTC
Please update this package! (I'm also using it to build ReactOS)

In fact, the stable version of xmingw-binutils ( 
cannot be build with gcc-4.1.1 and binutils-2.16.1-r2
so I've upgraded to binutils- (the unstable

In the React OS wiki at

threse are some ebuilds (a portage overlay) for
newer versions,

These ebuilds use binutils- and
gcc-3.4.4. (I've not tested them yet)

It would be nice to put the new version of binutils on portage

Comment 3 Bob Thomas 2006-09-02 07:11:03 UTC
gcc 4.1.1 is now stable in portage, and the current stable version of xmingw-binutils will not compile with it. This needs to be updated.
Comment 4 Jakub Moc (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2006-09-02 19:32:09 UTC
*** Bug 146075 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 5 Ryan Hill (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2006-09-04 21:26:41 UTC
Stefan: ping?

Toolchain: does this fall under your umbrella at all?
Comment 6 SpanKY gentoo-dev 2006-09-05 00:17:48 UTC
not our problem
Comment 7 SpanKY gentoo-dev 2006-09-12 19:12:50 UTC
*** Bug 147397 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 8 Jakub Moc (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2006-09-22 03:16:36 UTC
*** Bug 148602 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 9 SpanKY gentoo-dev 2006-09-23 08:05:34 UTC
xming has been integrated into toolchain and the xmingw packages are being killed

`emerge crossdev && crossdev mingw32`