Build fail on debian - Toolset build error

Chris Johns chrisj at
Tue Oct 13 04:37:48 UTC 2020

On 13/10/20 1:06 am, Karel Gardas wrote:
> On 10/12/20 3:50 PM, Anders Montonen wrote:
>> Hi,
>>> On 12 Oct 2020, at 15:30, Karel Gardas <karel.gardas at
>>> <mailto:karel.gardas at>> wrote:
>>> Sure, but you have to install header files whatever this means on
>>> macosx. On Ubuntu this means 'apt install python2.7-dev’
>> System frameworks on macOs usually include the development libraries and
>> headers. Running “python<ver>-config —cflags”, and “python<ver>-config
>> —ldflags” returns the compiler and linker flags needed.
> Check where is Python.h -- if it's available, then probably gdb's
> configure is not able to pick it up -- probably due to missing
> parameters -- which should be supplied by rsb. Anyway, you (or OP) are
> on macosx which is not that usual so you will probably need to do some
> tweaks. If it's not available, you need to convince your python install
> to install all headers and libs.
> Also, have a look into rtems-source-builder/source-builder/sb -- not
> sure, but there is no there but perhaps it should be... (like
> linux, openbsd, netbsd etc. are there too...)

The detection is here:

Updates welcome. The detection support is a continuous work in progress so if
something is needed to help a specific case please add it. The config looks for
a suitable python to use, then for the config command and then the settings it has.

Andrew, I do not test building with macports or homebrew. The amount of work
that would generate for me would be enough to consume all my time.


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