Issue #8409 has been updated by sam.saffron (Sam Saffron).


Newbie error

compiling ruby with --prefix set to pwd leads to this mess. it should probably fail the build earlier instead of this rather hard to debug issue.
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Bug #8409: Having issues compiling 2.0.0 p195 
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/8409#change-39345

Author: sam.saffron (Sam Saffron)
Status: Open
Priority: Normal
Assignee: 
Category: 
Target version: 
ruby -v: 2.0.0 p195
Backport: 1.9.3: UNKNOWN, 2.0.0: UNKNOWN


sam@ubuntu:~/.rbenv/versions/2.0.0-p195$ uname -a
Linux ubuntu 3.8.0-19-generic #29-Ubuntu SMP Wed Apr 17 18:16:28 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

sam@ubuntu:~/.rbenv/versions/2.0.0-p195$ gcc --version
gcc (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.7.3-1ubuntu1) 4.7.3

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compile steps:

checkout p195 directly from the tag (also tested with download)

autoconf
./configure --prefix=/home/sam/.rbenv/versions/2.0.0-p195
make install 

sam@ubuntu:~/.rbenv/versions/2.0.0-p195$ bin/ruby 
Segmentation fault (core dumped)

sam@ubuntu:~/.rbenv/versions/2.0.0-p195$ gdb bin/ruby
GNU gdb (GDB) 7.5.91.20130417-cvs-ubuntu
Copyright (C) 2013 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.  Type "show copying"
and "show warranty" for details.
This GDB was configured as "x86_64-linux-gnu".
For bug reporting instructions, please see:
<http://www.gnu.org/software/gdb/bugs/>...
"/home/sam/.rbenv/versions/2.0.0-p195/bin/ruby": not in executable format: File format not recognized


Lost on how to continue debugging this, it is telling me the executable is not valid. 


build log
https://gist.github.com/SamSaffron/5581420




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