Error in building rtems 5.3 tools via mingw

Chris Johns chrisj at
Fri Mar 24 23:06:39 UTC 2023

On 23/3/2023 10:48 pm, Giovanni Righi wrote:
> Ok so I tried what you suggested, I downloaded the rtems-tools-5.3 tar form the
> server and I launched directly the waf script.
> I got the same error, then I tried again and again I got the same error but on a
> file following the one that caused the first error. So I launched the waf again
> and it managed to compile all the files.
> After this I did a waf clean and tried again and I got the same results, error -
> error - compilation complete.
> Note the two errors happened in the same files as the first "run".
> So now I have the tools compiled but I don't know how to finish the build of the
> toolchain, because if I launch the sb-set-builder again it cleans everything and
> starts again so when it reaches the tools part it crashes again because of the
> waf error.
> I hope the explanation is clear and there is a solution for this problem. 
> I attach a file with parts of the three runs so you can see what's going on.

Thanks. I wonder if the scripting used to handle the `.m4` files is broken on
mingw? What happens if you add --jobs=1 to a clean build?

What version of Windows?


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