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Having just upgraded from Slackware64-13.37 to 14.0, I've had to re-install some of my software, and one or two of them are proving problematic - specifically mjpegtools and vobcopy!
I have a standard slackbuild script for mjpegtools-2.0.0 which worked fine under 13.37. However, under 14, gcc produces an error whilst compiling: "Your gcc does not even support i386 for -march and -mtune"
This isn't surprising, as I'm building for x86_64! What is surprising is that gcc then interprets this error message as an instruction to search for a file or directory, and then crashes:
"gcc: error: Your: No such file or directory
gcc: error: gcc: No such file or directory
gcc: error: does: No such file or directory
gcc: error: not: No such file or directory"
and so on!!!
I've never seen anything like this before, and I've been a Slack user for over ten years!
I found a new slackbuild script on Slacky and tried that - it worked instantly!
At a quick glance, I can't see anything significantly different in the way its configured, but there's obviously some subtle change in there! I'll have to have a closer look at it later, but for the moment, problem solved!
Many thanks for your help, guys! Just knowing that you all managed to build it persuaded me that it was something unique to the way I was doing things, rather than a generic issue! And that led me to a solution, even if I'm not quite sure why, yet!!!