Re: How to build CMake so it works on an older Linux?
The example I just sent was for building in centos 6, because 5 is gone.
docker run -it --name centos6 centos:6 /bin/bash
On 4/5/18 3:13 PM, Juan E. Sanchez wrote:
> Centos 5, Redhat 5 is EOL as of March 31, 2017.
> Building cmake in docker:
> cd /root;
> curl -L -O https://cmake.org/files/v3.11/cmake-3.11.0.tar.gz; > tar xzvf cmake-3.11.0.tar.gz;
> yum install -y centos-release-scl;
> yum install -y devtoolset-6-gcc devtoolset-6-gcc-c++
> devtoolset-6-libquadmath-devel devtoolset-6-gcc-gfortran;
> source /opt/rh/devtoolset-6/enable;
> cd cmake-3.11.0;
> ./bootstrap --prefix=/root/cmake --parallel=4;
> make -j4;
> make install;
> cd /root;
> tar czvf cmake.tgz;
> Please note that cmake will silently ignore features for packages that
> haven't been installed into the image, (ncurses, curl).
> On 4/5/18 2:50 PM, Ben Sferrazza wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 5, 2018 at 12:30 PM, Alexander Neundorf <[hidden email] >> <mailto:[hidden email]>> wrote:
>> On 2018 M04 5, Thu 21:24:40 CEST Alexander Neundorf wrote:
>> > On 2018 M04 5, Thu 16:15:17 CEST suzuki toshiya wrote:
>> > > Dear Eric,
>> > >
>> > > # if anybody think "how C++11 environment should be prepared
>> > > # on legacy GNU/Linux" is off-topic and should be discussed
>> > > # in off-list, please let me know. I will do so.
>> > >
>> > > Eric Wing wrote:
>> > > > Thanks for the responses. Yes, I just need this to run on
>> Ubuntu 12.04
>> > > > (and some other old Linux's in that era). Yes, I think the
>> probably is
>> > > > the libstdc++ dependency.
>> > > >
>> > > > As pointed out, it is really hard to get a newer compiler on
>> > > > 12.04. I've been down this road before, and if memory
>> serves, the gcc
>> > > > bootstrapping process to get a newer compiler doesn't seem
>> to work
>> > > > with a compiler older than gcc 4.8. Same goes for clang,
>> which also
>> > > > weirdly relies on gcc 4.8 to bootstrap itself.
>> > >
>> > > At least, gcc-4.6.3, the last official gcc for Ubuntu-12.04,
>> > > build gcc-4.8.5 manually (without shared libstdc++, so confused
>> > > dependency could be avoided). And, I could build cmake-3.11.0
>> by it.
>> > > Now I'm checking "make test".
>> > I have recently built a gcc 4.9.5 on Centos 5, i.e. gcc 4.1.
>> There were no
>> > issues after getting the configure flags right.
>> 4.9.4 I mean.
>> You can see the flags here:
>> https://hub.docker.com/r/aneundorf/docker-centos5-build-svn-gcc/~/dockerfile/ >>
>> (but the docker image didn't build, it was killed by a dockerhub
>> Were you able to actually build the newer versions of Cmake that
>> require c++11 on Centos 5? I have built up a bootstrapped toolchain,
>> following much of the guidance found in Linux From Scratch, on a
>> Centos 5 system at work (which unfortunately cannot be upgrade due to
>> the support of legacy software). The toolchain uses the latest gcc
>> 7.3.0, binutils 2.30, and glibc 2.19 (the latest version of glibc
>> supported by the 2.6.18 kernel of Centos 5). Yet cmake complains that
>> my toolchain does not support c++11. Which kernel and glibc version do
>> you have on your Centos 5 box? Thank you.