Waf error building rtems-libbsd on macOS 10.14

Adam Lindberg adam.lindberg at stritzinger.com
Thu Mar 21 09:49:05 UTC 2019

Yes, a clean virtual machine made the build succeed. However, cleaning out Homebrew on my normal machine doesn’t make it succeed still.


Adam Lindberg
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> On 20. Mar 2019, at 23:41, Chris Johns <chrisj at rtems.org> wrote:
> Sorry, I missed this post.
> On 20/3/19 10:34 pm, Adam Lindberg wrote:
>> I tried building our project in a completely clean macOS VM and that seems to work. In my current environment I reduced the Homebrew packages to:
>>    bat                             pcre
>>    bison                           pcre2
>>    exa                             python at 2
>>    flex                            readline
>>    gdbm                            reattach-to-user-namespace
>>    gettext                         sqlite
>>    git                             texinfo
>>    libevent                        tmux
>>    mercurial                       xz
>>    ncurses                         zlib
>>    openssl                         zsh
>> I also reduced $PATH to the default macOS settings and removed any envs I could think of that looked non-standard but I still get the error.
> Did you try the clean machine with just Xcode to verify my results?
>> Is there _any_ way to actually make Was output some verbose info about what it is doing and why it thinks its appropriate to create the directory "///o"?
> Running `./waf --help` shows the available commands.
> There is adding `-v` a number of times and during the configure phase add
> `--show-commands`.
> Chris

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