CVS checkout

Joel Sherrill <> joel.sherrill at
Fri Jun 10 17:37:50 UTC 2005

Paul Whitfield wrote:
> emu at wrote:
>> Is the CVS meant to be checked out on top of an "old" rtems-4.6.2 ?
>> There are few files missing in the CVS (configure,, ...)
> RTEMS uses autoconf and automake tools to generate some
> of the files. These are "generated" files and therefore
> not usually checked into version control.
> You will need to generate these files if you wish to
> build from CVS. To generate these you must have
> autoconf and automake installed... and the
> correct versions of them.
> To generate the files (assuming a valid installation
> of autoconf and automake( run the script config/bootstrap
> in the top director of the source tree.

Just two points -- the CVS tree should be checked out into a new
directory.  And RTEMS provides RPMs for the version of
autoconf/automake required.  You need to use them.  Make sure
/opt/rtems-XXX/bin is first in your path.

> Regards
> Paul

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