[ECOS] Building from OS X

Rib Rdb ribrdb@ribrdb.com
Tue Nov 11 00:49:00 GMT 2003

If I don't specify one it says:
checking host system type... configure: error: can not guess host type; 
you must specify one

On Monday, November 10, 2003, at 04:37 PM, Gary Thomas wrote:

> On Mon, 2003-11-10 at 17:26, Rib Rdb wrote:
>> What would be the proper way to build it.  Configure complains about 
>> an
>> unknown host type unless I lie and say --host=powerpc-apple-linux
>> instead of powerpc-apple-darwin.
>> Should I just configure as linux and then edit the generated 
>> makefiles?
> Do you even need to tell it the host?  What happens if you just
> "configure"?
>> On Monday, November 10, 2003, at 12:34 PM, Gary Thomas wrote:
>>> On Mon, 2003-11-10 at 13:28, Rib Rdb wrote:
>>>> Since the configuration tool won't build on OS X, would it work to
>>>> configure and build eCos on a windows machine, then copy the 
>>>> libraries
>>>> and headers to a Mac OS X machine and do the development there with
>>>> the
>>>> appropriate cross compilers?  Also, would the version of gcc, etc 
>>>> used
>>>> on the Mac have to be the same as on the Windows computer?
>>> Or, just use 'ecosconfig' on your Mac! which surely will build.
>>> There's no reason you absolutely have to use the Config Tool.
> -- 
> Gary Thomas <gary@mlbassoc.com>
> MLB Associates

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