>>>>> "adhir" == adhir <adhir@stripped> writes:
adhir> I ran configure with:
adhir> ./configure --without-perl --without-debug --without-readline --localstatedir=
adhir> /var/db/mysql --enable-assembler
adhir> (exactly like the FreeBSD port).
adhir> It gets to trying to compile strings.s (assembly code) and sits there. I let
adhir> it sit overnight. No joy.
adhir> I suspect I could build it without assembler, but why not go for that extra
adhir> Any ideas?
Something is wrong with your assembler; Remove the --enable-assembler
option and try again.
PS: Sorry for the long delay before replying, but I just come back from
a 2 weeks vacation trip.