[ECOS] Angst-ridden eCos newbie trying to build HTTP server (Gary Thomas?)
Fri Nov 14 21:20:00 GMT 2003
[mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Andrew Lunn
Sent: Mittwoch, 12. November 2003 09:03
To: Michael Trozzo
Subject: Re: [ECOS] Angst-ridden eCos newbie trying to build HTTP server
> First I tried to set up the kernel:
> mht@linux:~/work> cd httpd_test
> mht@linux:~/work/httpd_test> cd ecos_kernel
> mht@linux:~/work/httpd_test/ecos_kernel> ecosconfig new i386 net
> ecos.db: error
> couldn't read file
> "/home/mht/work/httpd_test/ecos_kernel/ecos.db": no
> such file or directory
> Invalid package database.
Set the environment variable ECOS_REPOSITORY to your packages directory.
Thats where the ecos.db lives.
> I used the eCos GUI and I was able to build it. One question I have at
> point is: Should I set the startup type to floppy or leave it at ROM?
> Anyway, on to the next step. I unzipped the necessary files and
> patch...now I ?m trying to set up the application. (NOTE: My work
> directory sits outside the eCos structure, at /home/mht/work...could
> this be an issue as well?)
> mht@linux:~> sh /opt/ecos/ecos-2.0/examples/build_Make.params
> /home/mht/work/ httpd_test/ecos_kernel Not an eCos install tree
> usage: <eCos_repository>/build_Make.params [<eCos_install_dir>]
The install tree is normally inside work tree with the name install. To
mht@linux:~> sh /opt/ecos/ecos-2.0/examples/build_Make.params
Thanks a million...I got it to work! I set the ECOS_REPOSITORY
variable, went back to ecosconfig and built the kernel successfully.
>From there, the rest was painless. I realize now that using the GUI
tool may have been another source of aggravation. The layout of all the
directories in the GUI build was *radically* different from the CLI
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