Configuration Error's

Eugene Denisov dea at
Tue Dec 23 11:26:07 UTC 2003

Hello Charles,

Tuesday, December 23, 2003, 12:26:47 AM, you wrote:

CLN> Hi All,
CLN> I'm having strange error's while trying to configure and build RTEMS.  I
CLN> keep getting the following error,

CLN> 'configure: error: invalid variable name: build_alias'

CLN> This seems to happen at totally random places in either the configuration or
CLN> 'make all' process.  I am using Cygwin on Win2K Pro and I have read in
CLN> previous postings that Cygwin has a broken shell.  I have tried renaming
CLN> bash to sh, disabling virus protection, relaxing the file access security
CLN> mechanisms and a few other desperate things, but nothing works.

CLN> I don't recall having this problem before and I have built several
CLN> variations of the RTEMS library in the past.  Has anyone solved this sort of
CLN> problem?

CLN> Thanks,

CLN> Charles L. Nelson

I got the same error under Cygwin when run 'configure' with wrong target
(i386 instead of i386-rtems)

Best regards,
 Eugene                            mailto:dea at

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