automake do not work in rtems4.8-arm-1.exe

Chris Johns chrisj at
Tue Apr 24 22:46:22 UTC 2007

ray wrote:
> I download the rtems4.8-arm-1.exe from /ftp/pub/rtems/windows/. I install it (it
> is very easy to install). But seems it do not work :(
> Here is the error message for automake
> $ automake
> Can't locate Automake/ in @INC (@INC contains: /home2/work/chris/rtems/
> 4.7/build/rpms/share/automake-1.10 /usr/lib/perl5/5.8/cygwin /usr/lib/perl5/5.8
> /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8/cygwin /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8 /usr/lib/perl5/
> site_perl/5.8/cygwin /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8 /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8
> /cygwin /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8 /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8/cygwin /us
> r/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8 .) at /rtems/cross/arm-rtems/bin/automake line 48.
> BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /rtems/cross/arm-rtems/bin/automake line 48

This means something is not right in the install script. Please take a look at 
the Wiki entry:

under the "Setting Up MinGW" section. The /etc/fstab entry needs to be set as 

Note the 4.8 tools will not work due to:


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