Samples not built in the VM image

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at
Sat Aug 16 21:40:07 UTC 2014

Any luck since then? I thought this was resolved by having me tools

On August 12, 2014 3:57:35 PM CDT, David Shifflett <shifflett at> wrote:
>It appears that the builds did NOT succeed.
>I apologize, I didn't carefully review the b.log files.
>For each CPU there was a failure in building
>rtems/c/src/libchip/network/dwmac-desc-enh.c related to __DEVOLATILE
>It appears that this isn't defined, or the definition isn't found.
>I see in other posts that this might be related to the version of
>installed in the VM.
>i386-rtems4.11-gcc --version shows
>i386-rtems4.11-gcc (GCC) 4.8.2 20131016 (RTEMS 
>That other thread talked a lot about patching newlib,
>can I just update to newlib-2.1.0?
>On 8/12/14 12:31 PM, Joel Sherrill wrote:
>> On 8/12/2014 2:03 PM, David Shifflett wrote:
>>> On 8/12/14 11:21 AM, Joel Sherrill wrote:
>>>> On 8/12/2014 1:03 PM, David Shifflett wrote:
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> I am new to RTEMS.
>>>>> I downloaded the VM image,
>>>>> and ran all the steps to update the OS, etc
>>>>> also pulled the latest from GIT and ran the bootstrap,
>>>>> all with no problems.
>>>> That is good to hear. Last time I tried to cut a VM image it
>>>> massively in size. :(
>>>>> Finally I ran the suggested two build_bsp commands.
>>>> Does this have "--enable-tests=samples" on the configure command?
>>> Yes the helper script build_bsp has "--enable-tests=samples"
>> Did the build succeed? Check b-<BSP>/b.log and b-<BSP>/c.log
>> After the build passes, there should be about a dozen sample .ralf's
>>>>> After this I could only find two applications, 1 for sparc and 1
>>>>> i386, specifically
>>>>> 'network-demos/netdemo/o-optimize/netdemo.ralf' (and '.exe').
>>>> Those are leftover from a previous unrelated build.
>>>>> Looking at the times on these files suggests they weren't recently
>>>>> built, but included in the VM image.
>>>>> How do I build the other sample applications?
>>>> The examples in examples-v2 can be built using waf or by exporting
>>>> RTEMS_MAKEFILE_PATH with the appropriate value. It would be
>>>> something like ${prefix}/${target}/${bsp} where those get replaced
>>>> with real values.
>>> You've lost me here.
>>> The VM has no examples-v2.
>>> Is that something I should separately download?
>> It is in a separate git repo on so a git clone is
>> if it isn't on there.
>>> Also, I've never used waf, is that included on the VM image,
>>> or will I need to install it separately?
>> I would just use the make technique
>>> What about building the code in
>>> b-sis/sparc-rtems4.11/c/sis/testsuites/samples or
>>> b-pc386/i386-rtems4.11/c/pc386/testsuites/samples?
>>> I tried running 'make all' in those directories,
>>> but got 'cannot find -lrtemsbsp'.
>>> When was this library supposed to be created?
>>> I couldn't find it anywhere.
>>> Maybe my bootstrap did have some problems that I didn't see.
>>> What is the best way to verify the environment and tools?
>> Look at the log files I mentioned above. Something failed.
>> Is your PATH correct?
>>> Thanks again for your help,
>>> dave
>>>>> TIA,
>>>>> dave
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