Compiling Insight (Cygwin host, arm target)

Shaun Jackman
Mon Jul 31 09:16:00 GMT 2000

When compiling Insight I get the following link error:

./tclClock.o: In function `FormatClock':
/src/gdb/insight-5.0/tcl/win/../generic/tclClock.c:283: undefined reference
to `TclStrftime'

Some information about my machine...

~~~ OS ~~~
Microsoft Windows 98
Second Edition

~~~ Cygwin ~~~
$ uname -r

~~~ Compiler ~~~
Downloaded gcc-core-2.95.2.tar.bz2 & gcc-g++-2.95.2.tar.bz2 from

$ gcc -v
Reading specs from /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i686-pc-cygwin/2.95.2/specs
gcc version 2.95.2 19991024 (release-2)

$ arm-elf-gcc -v
Reading specs from /tools/H-i686-pc-cygwin/lib/gcc-lib/arm-elf/2.95.2/specs
gcc version 2.95.2 19991024 (release)

Patched the x-compiler with ecos-gcc-2952.pat downloaded from
    tr -d '\r' < ecos-gcc-2952.pat | patch -p0

~~~ Insight ~~~
Downloaded insight-5.0.tar.bz2 from

Patched with insight-tcl.pat downloaded from
    tr -d '\r' < insight-tcl.pat | patch -p0

Someone mentioned I might need a more recent snapshot (rather than a release
Which snapshot is considered stable(ish)?


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