Building RTEMS from cvs, bootstrap problems
john at gaisler.com
Thu Mar 3 13:45:35 UTC 2005
==> Ralf Corsepius writes:
RC> On Thu, 2005-03-03 at 06:17 -0600, Joel Sherrill wrote:
>> John Alexandersson wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> > I'm having problems trying to bootstrap the current CVS version of RTEMS.
>> > Here is how I do it:
>> > 1) download latest version of RTEMS from CVS
>> > 2) run './bootstrap' in the root directory
>> > Here I get loads of errors from automake. (Is that as expected?)
>> > 3) run './configure --target=sparc' in the root directory
>> > Here I get the following error:
>> > "configure: error: cannot find install-sh or install.sh in . ./."
>> > Am I doing any obvius error here, like missing a step or something?
>> > Is there anyone else out there that has run the bootstrap script
>> > lately?
>> > I'm a newbie to automake/autoconf, so I'm having some trouble
>> > debugging this myself.
>> > My configuration:
>> > Debian unstable/i386:
>> > automake v1.4-p6
>> > autoconf v2.59
>> > For the interested:
>> > I'm working on a patch-set for the erc32 and Leon processors which I
>> > want to apply against RTEMS-current when finished.
>> The automake version in particular looks very old.
RC> Very old is true understatement:
RC> Ancient, outdated, obsolete for several years - consider all packages
RC> still using it as broken - matches better
>> You want something
>> much newer like a 1.8 or 1.9 series.
RC> You need automake-1.9 with the patch Joel meanwhile should have made
RC> available on ftp.rtems.org
RC> ... he hasn't ... grumble ...
RC> Meanwhile you can d/l it from PR 546 in RTEMS Gnats
>> You shuold also start with a newer set of binutils, newlib, gcc and
>> patches. There has been some cleanup which necessitates working with
>> newer tools.
RC> For the sparc you'll want GCC-4.0 - All gcc-3.3.x, gcc-3.4.x series
RC> sparc-rtems-gcc's are known to be broken, Joel's gcc-3.2.x could be
RC> usable, but I haven't tried it with RTEMS-CVS for a very long time.
With GCC-4.0 I assume you meen the cvs version of GCC. Do I need to
apply any rtems-specific patches to GCC-4.0?
If yes; where do I fin them?
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