Issues with configuring BSP with waf

Gedare Bloom gedare at
Thu Mar 11 16:57:28 UTC 2021

On Thu, Mar 11, 2021 at 9:48 AM Ida Delphine <idadelm at> wrote:
> Thank you for your response. I am not working on the rtems.git/master branch. I'm not using it because earlier I tried downloading sources with it but I got this error
> error: shell macro failed: /home/idadel/quick-start/src/rsb/source-builder/sb/rtems-build-dep -c gcc  -l : 2: error: no library (-l) provided
> So I decided to use the other alternative(get the sources from releases)
> Since I'm a GSoC applicant should I wait till the issue at the master branch is resolved?
Yes, that issue has been resolved so please try again. Hopefully,
things work a bit better. We try not to break things, but unexpected
problems come up from time to time, especially based on host OS

> Cheers,
> Ida.
> On Thu, Mar 11, 2021 at 4:18 PM Gedare Bloom <gedare at> wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 11, 2021 at 7:33 AM Ida Delphine <idadelm at> wrote:
>> >
>> > Hello everyone,
>> > Was following the quick build documentation and had issues around where I have to do a manual BSP build.  In the last step of configuring the BSP, I ran this command:
>> >
>> > ./waf configure --prefix=$HOME/quick-start/rtems/5
>> >
>> Are you working on rtems.git/master branch or /5 branch? Note that you
>> need to be sure to use a consistent compiler toolchain based on the
>> version of RTEMS that you use.
>> In rtems/5 branch we don't have waf support integrated yet. The
>> upgrade to waf is happening currently on the master branch, which will
>> eventually become the RTEMS version 6 release.
>> For GSoC students we expect development to happen on the development
>> head and not a release, so please make sure that you have the
>> toolchain built from rtems-source-builder.git/master and the rtems
>> source tree from rtems.git/master.
>> > It didn't produce the expected output. I instead got:
>> > bash: ./waf: No such file or directory
>> > As a result I downloaded it with the command:
>> > curl > waf
>> Currently, the waf-based build of rtems only supports "in tree"
>> builds, which means you need to run waf from within the rtems.git/
>> root of your source. This is a limitation of the waf build.
>> FWIW, waf build improvements could also fall under GSoC effort,
>> although no one has written it up as a task yet. It would be mostly
>> Python.
>> > I ran  the last command to configure the BSP again but still did not get the expected  output. I got this rather:
>> > Waf: Run from a folder containing a 'wscript' file (or try -h for the generic options)
>> > Please how do I fix this? What am I missing?
>> > I have tried looking for solutions but to no avail.
>> >
>> Sometimes the solutions only exist inside other people's heads, so
>> asking questions is encouraged.
>> > Thanks,
>> > Ida.
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