Ian Caddy ianc at
Tue Oct 8 01:12:47 UTC 2002

Hi Steven,

There is a step that needs to be performed before you do a configure.

You need to do a bootstrap in the source tree.  This runs automake and 
autoconfig that creates the .m4 and .in files.

There are two options:

./bootstrap -c

This cleans out your source tree.


This will create the configure and all the .in files needed.

Once bootstrap is complete, then you can go to your build tree and run 
the configure.


Ian Caddy

Steven Grunza wrote:
> I am working on creating a BSP for the Motorola Excimer and have a 
> question about the bsp_spec file.
> Section 5.1 of the BSP_howto document gives some information about the 
> file but doesn't mention how the file gets copied from the source code 
> directories (such as 
> rtems-ss-20020301/c/src/lib/libbsp/powerpc/ppcn_60x/bsp_specs) to the 
> build directory (such as b-rtems/powerpc-rtems/ppcn_60x/lib/bsp_specs)
> I suspect the ../rtems-ss-20020301/configure script is supposed to do 
> the copy but I seem to
> Compiling RTEMS from the snapshot without changes produced the expected 
> results but now I can't get the configure to work...
> I may have caused a problem in the c/src/lib/libbsp/powerpc directory by 
> deleting aclocal.m4 and but I thought they would/should be 
> re-created automagically by the configure script.
> Any help/clues would be greatly appreciated.
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