RTEMS make errors for i386ex

Ralf Corsepius corsepiu at faw.uni-ulm.de
Fri Aug 1 14:06:38 UTC 2003

On Fri, 2003-08-01 at 14:48, anand v wrote:
> to run "make all install" succesfully...u need root
> privilleges!!!...
No, you don't.

You only need root privileges to install if installing globally (The
default is /opt/rtems)

cf. --prefix in
 ./configure --help
info autoconf

You probably want to configure to a directory you are allowed to write
to, eg. --prefix=/home/<USERNAME>

>  otherwise..i don't know why if "configure" and "make"
> run successfully.."make install" shouldn't..because
> "make install" just copies the binaries into ur file
> system...the binaries are created after "configure"
> and "make" steps...
I don't understand.

>  make sure that u did not overlook some inconspicuous
> error messages in the previous stages...

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