Rebuilding RTEMS

Angelo Fraietta angelo at
Tue Feb 13 19:13:54 UTC 2001

No, it also happens when I run directly on the Linux machine

Eric Norum wrote:

> Angelo Fraietta wrote:
> >
> > It appears that the linkcmds file is sometimes not being copied into
> > build-rtems/i386-rtems/pc386/lib directory during the make. I can copy it
> > over by hand and complete the build, but I shouldn't really have to.
> > Somewhere during the build process it must copy this file from the
> > appropriate startup directory. If that part fails, maybe the build should
> > stop there??
> > When is the file cpoied over?
> >
> AHA!
> This is exactly what's been happening here, too, for the gen68360 and
> mvme167 targets.
> Are you building on a Linux host with your RTEMS source being mounted
> from another machine via NFS?  I've found that the problem never occurs
> when I'm building with the source on a local disk.  When I build with
> the source on an NFS mount the linkcmds (and *only* the linkcmds)
> doesn't get copied across and then the build dies when trying to build
> the first example application.  It seems to be due to some strange
> interaction between make and NFS.  I have not had the time to
> investigate any further.
> Until now I thought I was the only person having this problem.  I'm very
> happy to hear that it's not just a delusion on my part.
> --
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