[ECOS] Making eCos Configuration Tool on FreeBSD 6.1
Mon Sep 25 20:58:00 GMT 2006
Andrew Lunn wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 23, 2006 at 10:51:47PM -0700, Jack Twilley wrote:
>> So I'm trying to build the eCos configuration tool on my FreeBSD 6.1
>> system and I'm running into some interesting issues. It seems like the
>> entire tcl/Tk detection system is either ancient, broken, or not written
>> to take into account how FreeBSD stores stuff.
>> Is it worth my time to change configure.in to support FreeBSD? Or are
>> there other similar issues littered through the code? Please tell me I
>> am not tilting at windmills expecting this to work. Thanks!
> Could you be a bit more specific?
The work I mentioned has already been done, as you pointed out. The
ecos-tool port is already in ports, and I've installed it. Only one
snag in using it that I can see -- it assumes "make" is GNU make. How
can I tell it to use "gmake" instead?
> We know that the autodetection does not always work. As it says in
> README.host on some systems its necassary to pass something like
> --with-tcl=/usr/ -with-tcl-version=8.4 to get it to build. I need this
> for my Debain system. However once this is done ecosconfig compiles
> without problems.
This just works with the port for what it's worth.
> I also remember somebody else is using FreeBSD for the host. Maybe
> there is some useful information in the email archives?
> Also, a quick google found me:
> It looks rather old, but not much has changed in the config tools
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