[ECOS] Trouble with eCos Config Tool

Ray Duran Ray.Duran@FutureElectronics.com
Thu Sep 28 23:30:00 GMT 2006

Thanks for your reply Tom.

I was able to download the same file as you: "configtool-060710.exe"

However, following the rest of the instructions on building wxwidget( in
order to ultimately rebuild eCos config) I am having a problem with.
I see some strange make errors. In fact they are the same errors found
by another:
http://sourceware.org/ml/ecos-discuss/2006-06/msg00061.html There was no
posted reply to this e-mail.

How where you able to rebuild the eCos config tool?



-----Original Message-----
From: Tom Malcolmson [mailto:Tom@Malcolmson.com] 
Sent: Thursday, September 28, 2006 2:53 PM
To: Ray Duran
Cc: ecos-discuss@ecos.sourceware.org
Subject: Re: [ECOS] Trouble with eCos Config Tool


I too have recently started with eCos.  I tried running configtool on 
cygwin but it did not work.  Like you, I looked into it and found that 
this is apparently a problem with newer versions of cygwin.

In the end, I found the page that you referenced, and downloaded the 
updated tool on this page.  I think this is called 
"configtool-060710.exe".  This works for me.

I take it that, though the above web page says that configtool is a 
wxWidgets app, it is only partially so and still relies on unix calls 
for which it needs cygwin.


Ray Duran wrote:
> Hello,
> I am a new to the eCos community.
> I followed the commands on the eCos webpage 
> wget --passive-ftp ftp://ecos.sourceware.org/pub/ecos/ecos-install.tcl
> Then invoked installation tool
> sh ecos-install.tcl
> I followed the commands but did NOT select pre-built GNU toolchain as
> had already
> Downloaded a pre-built GNU ARM toolchain.
> After selecting a mirror-site everything seemed fine and I got a
> installation complete message.
> So, I thought my next step was to launch the configtool by invoking
> configtool.exe, but nothing happens.
> I did a little research on the mailing list and saw some sort of
> problems that say building the
> Config tool is "tricky" and that there are known problems when running
> against Cygwin 1.5.10 or later( which
> applies to me). What am I missing? The procedure outline in the link
> http://www.ecoscentric.com/devzone/configtool.shtml
> seems to reference the CVS version. Is there a problem invoking the
> Config tool with the non-CVS release?
> Any help or tips greatly appreciated,
> Regards,
> -Ray
> Ray Duran 
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> Future Electronics 
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