"Tix" failure building Insight-5.0

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Fri Jul 14 15:07:00 GMT 2000

On Fri, Jul 14, 2000 at 10:04:22PM +0000, Fernando Nasser wrote:
>Jonathan Larmour has a workaround for this problem.
>Please try his recipe:
>>$ cd /tmp/build/gdb
>>$ mv tix/win/tcl8.0/tix4180.dll tix/win/tcl8.0/tix4180.dll.old
>>$ cd gdb
>>$ make all
>>$ cd ..
>>$ make -w all install

I'm not sure why this additional step is necessary, though.  I wonder if
this is somehow due to recent binutils changes that allow linking against
a DLL.


>João Cadamuro Junior wrote:
>> Hi gdb,
>> I have a problem building Insight-5.0 under cygwin 1.1.2 and I don't
>> know where to get help: gdb list, insight list or cygwin list. Then,
>> I'll try here and, if this is the wrong place, please let me know.
>> First, the Insight-5.0 was configured with the options:
>> --target=powerpc-eabi --prefix=/tools
>> My OS is Windows NT Server 4.0 (SP6).
>> At the time of building gdb.exe, the compiler is unable to find the
>> funcion Tix_Init. I search for this function and it was found in
>> "tix4180.dll", built some minutes before "gdb.exe" in the "make"
>> process. Unfortunately, seems that "libtix4180.a" don't have the correct
>> information about how to find the funcion Tix_Init in the dll. The
>> output of the "make" process was:
>> gcc -g -O2       -Wl,--subsystem,console -o gdb.exe main.o libgdb.a
>> ../sim/ppc/libsim.a ../bfd/libbfd.a ../readline/libreadline.a
>> ../opcodes/libopcodes.a ./../intl/libintl.a ../libiberty/libiberty.a
>> `if test -r ../libtermcap/libtermcap.a; then echo
>> ../libtermcap/libtermcap.a; else echo -ltermcap; fi`
>> ../libgui/src/libgui.a
>> -L/tmp/build/gdb/itcl/itcl/win -litcl30
>> -L/tmp/build/gdb/itcl/itk/win -litk30
>> -L/tmp/build/gdb/tix/win/tcl8.0 -ltix4180
>> -L/tmp/build/gdb/tk/win -ltk80
>> -L/tmp/build/gdb/tcl/win -ltcl80
>> -lm -lm
>> ../libiberty/libiberty.a -luser32 -lshell32 -lgdi32 -lcomdlg32
>> -ladvapi32
>> libgdb.a(gdbtk.o): In function `gdbtk_init':
>> /src/gdb/insight-5.0/gdb/gdbtk/generic/gdbtk.c:433: undefined reference
>> to `Tix_Init'
>> /src/gdb/insight-5.0/gdb/gdbtk/generic/gdbtk.c:435: undefined reference
>> to `Tix_Init'
>> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
>> make[1]: *** [gdb.exe] Error 1
>> make[1]: Leaving directory `/tmp/build/gdb/gdb'
>> make: *** [all-gdb] Error 2
>> make: Leaving directory `/tmp/build/gdb'
>> Someone has an idea about how to solve the problem???
>> Thanks in advance...
>> Cadamuro
>Fernando Nasser
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