building rtems-cvs failed

Joel Sherrill <> joel.sherrill at
Mon May 9 15:27:24 UTC 2005

Philippe Simons wrote:
> Ok, I just tried to build RTEMS-CVS yesterday but whihout success...
> I'm using autoconf-2.59.tar.bz2 with
> autoconf-2.59-quoting-20040817-1.diff,
> automake-1.9.5.tar.bz2 with automake-1.9.5-rtems-20050303.diff,
> binutils-2.15.tar.bz2 with binutils-2.15-rtems-20040519.diff,
> newlib-1.13.0.tar.gz with newlib-1.13.0-rtems-20050301.diff
> and gcc-4.0.0.
> the whole configured for target=arm-rtems
> the rtems build process hangs, with some weird error from rpcgen when
> building the rdbg directory (btw: which i dont want to use anyway)
> I dont remember the exact error, but there was something about powerpc
> exception api, which is really weird, since i'm build rtems for arm.
> I even tried to configure rtems with --disable-rdbg, it doesnt change
> anything.
> Does anyone have a clue on this issue?

Can you give the exact command line?  I will try to duplicate it.
Jennifer has been trying to unify the "new exception" IRQ APIs on the
x86, PowerPC, and ARM.  She might have broken something.

FWIW Ralf and I are bouncing email back and forth and I hope binutils 
2.16 and gcc 4.0 RPMs will be out shortly.


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