[distcc] Re: gcc: installation problem, cannot exec `as'

Martin Pool mbp at samba.org
Wed May 14 07:48:56 GMT 2003

On 14 May 2003, Wayne Davison <wayned at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 09:10:26PM +0200, Dimitri PAPADOPOULOS-ORFANOS wrote:
> > Please find attached a patch that fixes this problem by replacing 
> > 'continue' by 'break' in some cases.
> Yeah, that seems like a good change to me (if it finds a non-symlink
> program in the path, stop looking any further).  One possibly harder
> decision is whether we should stop on an unrecognized symlink.  Take
> this PATH, for instance:

I may have missed something in your conversation, but why not just
remove the first directory containing the relevant name?


I think we really have to put the responsibility on each GCC wrapper
to trim the path as it goes, otherwise it seems impossible.


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