[ECOS] Problems building Red Boot under Cygwin (long)

Andrew Lunn andrew@lunn.ch
Fri Aug 20 07:09:00 GMT 2004

On Thu, Aug 19, 2004 at 05:58:00PM -0400, landocalrissian wrote:
> Hello from Gregg C Levine
> Okay here's my building environment: Cygwin running on W2Ksp4. Now to the
> problem. I'd like to build an image of Red Boot for testing under an
> evaluation copy of VMWare. Instead during the build process after importing
> the ECM file discussed in the mail message from the archives, specifically
> this one:
>    http://sources.redhat.com/ml/ecos-discuss/2003-10/msg00214.html 
> The ECM file was redboot_FLOPPY.ecm, the funny thing is that during the
> build process prior to the importation, and before copying the materials
> from the usual places on Windows for saving documentation, everything
> worked, and I was able to find a copy of redboot.elf. After the importation,
> and moving to a directory next to where I checked out the sources from CVS,
> it travels the same route to building the image, but it breaks at a specific
> point:

Moving work trees around is not a good idea. Your description is not
particularly clear, so it hard to say if you did this. In general, its
much better to start from an empty directory an just do

ecosconfig new pc redboot
ecosconfig import ../anoncvs/packages/hal/i386/pc/current/misc/redboot_FLOPPY.ecm
ecosconfig tree
make -s


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