[ECOS] Re: Problem installing eCos on Windows 7 x64

John Dallaway john@dallaway.org.uk
Fri Mar 18 19:53:00 GMT 2011


Hi Eigil

Eigil Krogh Sørensen wrote:

> When I from cygwin bash run
> 
> sh ecos-install.tcl
> 
> I get these messages:
> "
> eCos installer v2.0.1 starting...
> Written and maintained by Jonathan Larmour <jifl@eCosCentric.com>
> 
> Retrieving installer metadata information...
> 
> *** ecos-install.tcl error: Failed to retrieve metadata:
> couldn't change working directory to "/tmp": no such file or directory 
> "

The message is from the tcl "cd" command. Try creating the missing /tmp
directory using the following command at the Cygwin bash prompt:

  mkdir /tmp

I hope this helps.

John Dallaway
eCos maintainer
http://www.dallaway.org.uk/john

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