Building difficulties under OSX

Chris Johns chrisj at
Fri Apr 4 00:21:52 UTC 2008

Nigel Spon wrote:
> On 04/04/2008, at 10:56 AM, Daron Chabot wrote:
>> I'm going to assume that ./rtems-4.8.0/configure is just a typo, and  
>> that the actual command was ../rtems-4.8.0/configure
> Ah, yes, lost the first char there somehow.
>> /tmp/trial/bin should contain your cross-platform tools (powerpc- 
>> rtems4.8-gcc, powerpc-rtems4.8-ld, etc)
> Is this before I call make, or after?

You path should point to the install tools before configuring and making RTEMS.

> I can't tell if the --prefix  
> option specifies where to find the tools, or where RTEMS will be  
> built. The documentation says its the install-point, but it doesn't  
> say of what. I'll try making it where the tools are and see what  
> happens...

It is the path RTEMS will be installed to. Your $PATH environment variable
points to the tools.

The RTEMS install point does not have to be the same as the tools. I use this
feature to maintain test builds of RTEMS with different features.


  ( Go the Highlanders. :-) )

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