Seg fault when configuring starting cross-compiling linux-2.6.7 for PPC on Intel platform (windows XP) using cygwin
Tue Jul 20 16:11:00 GMT 2004
Povolotsky, Alexander wrote:
>> bertrand marquis [firstname.lastname@example.org] wrote:
>> the thing is that libkconfig.so should not be build under cygwin as
>> shared librairies - should be *.dll.a
>> you must apply the patch contained in cross tool to your kernel.
>> Moreover you should take a look at this message:
> I did not understand ...
Maybe this is a better message (it's a bit earlier in the thread):
> Why did cygwin's menuconfig worked "as is' on Linux 2.4.26 kernel and
> doesn't on Linux 2.6.7 (2.6.6) ?
Because Linux 2.6 decided to start using a shared library,
and cygwin evidently still has a few issues with shared libraries.
> Anyway what needs to be patched and with what ?
As Bertrand's message clearly says, linux-2.6/scripts/kconfig/Makefile needs
to be changed to avoid using a shared library for libkconfig.
> Anybody besides Bertrand tried it and verified that menuconfig works after
> "that" ?
I believe so.
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