configure apt-get to find RTEMS build tools

Gedare Bloom gedare at
Tue Oct 8 00:10:37 UTC 2013

Hi Dave,
I don't have a direct answer to your question. Are you following the
directions at ?

You might also be interested to try the RTEMS Source Builder for
building RTEMS compiler toolchains and RTEMS itself from source:

Good luck,

On Mon, Oct 7, 2013 at 2:42 PM, dave erickson <daveerickson at> wrote:
> Ok thanks;
> Hello;
> This is a repost from the Ubuntu forums, I thought I would ask this
> community:  I'm trying to get apt-get to find the RTEMS build chain tools
> inside your repository.  I'm new to Ubuntu - but not Linux-  so I would
> appreciate if someone explain what I need to do to configure apt-get:
> I know it's my configuration problem, I looked at the ROS project ubuntu
> folders and they are set up exactly like yours. So no trouble there.
> I read on the debian site that sources.list files are where you tell apt-get
> to find packages and releases so I made an rtems-4.11.list file inside
> sources.list.d as:
> "
> deb /
> deb /
> "
> I then ran apt-get and this was the output from apt-get install
> rtems-4.11-autoconf:
> dave at fury:/tmp$ sudo apt-get install rtems-4.11-autoconf
> [sudo] password for dave:
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> E: Unable to locate package rtems-4.11-autoconf
> E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'rtems-4.11-autoconf'
> This may also be pertinent that autoconf is located at:
> "
> Package: rtems-4.11-autoconf
> Version: 2.69-1precise1
> Architecture: all
> Maintainer: Ralf Corsépius <ralf.corsepius at>
> Installed-Size: 2309
> Depends: m4 (>= 1.4.13)
> Homepage:
> Priority: extra
> Section: rtems4.11
> Filename:
> pool/rtems4.11/r/rtems-4.11-autoconf/rtems-4.11-autoconf_2.69-1precise1_all.deb
> Size: 1036764
> SHA256: d25919f32be76f0f8b7a053307c7705e8dfd0c9fb246651253 b4068b8efe0bb3
> SHA1: 8bdb6ce911841e0e0cea3d32243985dede33f691
> MD5sum: d83e1726d463a617ca4459ecdb67be94
> Description: Tool for automatically generating GNU style Makefile.ins
> GNU's Autoconf is a tool for configuring source code and Makefiles.
> Using Autoconf, programmers can create portable and configurable
> packages, since the person building the package is allowed to
> specify various configuration options.
> You should install Autoconf if you are developing software and you'd
> like to use it to create shell scripts which will configure your
> source code packages.
> Note that the Autoconf package is not required for the end user who
> may be configuring software with an Autoconf-generated script;
> Autoconf is only required for the generation of the scripts, not
> their use.
> "
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