[Mono-dev] gcc/mcs problem - which is it?

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Sun Sep 11 10:04:59 EDT 2005

Hi Paul,

> I'm trying to find if a problem I'm seeing is gcc related or a problem
> in some code.
> I am compiling mono and it keeps getting stuck at the same place with
> the following error (which is reproducible and other are seeing it as
> well)
> make[8]: *** [../../class/lib/basic/System.Xml.dll] Segmentation fault
> make[7]: *** [do-all] Error 2
> make[6]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> make[5]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> make[4]: *** [profile-do--basic--all] Error 2
> make[3]: *** [profiles-do--all] Error 2
> make[2]: *** [all-local] Error 1
> make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> make: *** [all] Error 2
> Now the segfault is caused by the mcs compiler, which was built from C
> sources and compiled with gcc.

mcs is written in C#, so the problem is probably a runtime bug.

On the other side: since mcs gets bootstraped with your
old mono installation, there are chances that something
went wrong during the bootstrap ...

Which Mono version did you install (make install) before
you got that error?


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