[ECOS] patch problems when installing eCos 1.3.1

Jonathan Larmour jlarmour@redhat.co.uk
Wed Apr 26 12:49:00 GMT 2000


Jonathan Larmour wrote:
> 
> "Anders Holmberg (QMW)" wrote:
> >
> > Hi!
> >
> > I have a problem with the patch command when installing eCos 1.3.1. I am trying to build the ARM development tools on Windows (using CygWin version 1.1.0) and when I run patch on the gcc-2.95.2 sources I get the following response.
> >
> > bash-2.03$ patch -p0 < ecos-net-gcc-2_95.2-patchset
> > patching file `gcc/Makefile.in'
> > patching file `gcc/configure.in'
> > patching file `gcc/configure'
> > patching file `gcc/reload1.c'
> > patching file `gcc/config/i386/i386elf.h'
> > patching file `gcc/config/i386/t-i386elf'
> > patching file `gcc/config/sparc/liteelf.h'
> > patching file `gcc/config/sparc/sp86x-aout.h'
> > patching file `gcc/config/sparc/t-sp86x'
> > patching file `gcc/config/sparc/sp86x-elf.h'
> > patching file `gcc/config/arm/arm.h'
> > patching file `gcc/config/arm/t-arm-elf'
> > patching file `config.sub'
> >       0 [sig] patch 6307 stackdump: Dumping stack trace to patch.exe.stackdump
> >
> > The file patch.exe.stackdump contains the following information:
> >
> > bash-2.03$ cat patch.exe.stackdump
> >   18447 [sig] patch 6309 handle_exceptions: Exception: STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION
> > Exception: STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION at eip=610099F5
> > eax=00000000 ebx=00000000 ecx=00000000 edx=0A04C788 esi=1404FEA0 edi=0A04C810
> > ebp=1404FE38 esp=1404FE30 program=c:\cygnus\cygwin_1_1\bin\patch.exe
> > cs=001B ds=0023 es=0023 fs=0038 gs=0000 ss=0023
> > Stack trace:
> > Frame     Function  Args
> > 1404FE2C  610099F5  (00000000, 00000000, 00000000, 00000000)
> > End of stack trace
> > bash-2.03$
> >
> > Any suggestions?
> 
> It looks like the patch utility in cygwin 1.1 is buggy :-(. Perhaps check
> the patch hasn't been corrupted - and that you did download it cleanly, not
> using cut-and-paste.
> 
> After that, check that your cygwin drive is not mounted in binary mode, as
> that seems to be causing lots of trouble.

I've now found a workaround for the problem with cygwin patch (which is
actually a c library problem). Apply the patch instead as follows:

$ tr -d '\r' < ecos-net-gcc-2_95.2-patchset | patch -p0 

Jifl
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