RTEMS autotools installation on mingw

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at oarcorp.com
Mon Nov 5 20:19:46 UTC 2007

Sven.BIEBAUT at be.thalesgroup.com wrote:
> Hello,
> as a new user to rtems, i tried to install the mingw based windows tools (i
> want to combine it with other windows based 
> development tools).
> I installed mingw, msys and msysDTK and proceeded as per the wiki page with
> the RTEMS tools installer(rtems4.8-tools-16.exe). As this development pc is
> not internet connected, I downloaded the packages first on a memory stick
> and installed them from there.

Where did you install them to? 

Do you have a Msys icon on your desktop?  Does it work?

> The RTEMS installer however complains about "Cannot open
> not-found/etc/fstab. MSYS mount point not added". Apparently this seems only
> to affect the autotools sub package. I tried setting the HOME environment
> variable, but this does not change alot.
It looks like you didn't really install mingw and msys.  That's what
the message means.

> If I continue and disregard the message it will proceed with the actual
> compiler installation, but in the end complain that it couldn't find mingw.
> Is there something that I missed ? Do I need administrator rights or are
> there other environment variables necessary?  
> Thanks in advance,
> Sven Biebaut
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