[ELDK] Rebuilding target package!

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Sat Feb 28 14:32:47 CET 2009

Dear H Aslam,

In message <SNT107-W42B8DAE1BF27137BA102E696AA0 at phx.gbl> you wrote:
> Great.. installed ELDK4.2 on my current distribution (fedora core 5).


> Now I'm pretty sure that the package needed for the target is located
> in the following dir:
> /opt/eldk/REBUILDS/RPMS/ppc/perl-ppc_4xx-5.8.8-18.ppc.rpm?? Am I
> right?

I have no idea what the "REBUILDS" directory is on your system, but
ELDK 4.2 already contains Perl, so there is no need to rebuild it - or
if you want to rebuild it, then there is at least no need for
additional packages.

> Was wondering which distribution ELDK was based upon.. so thanks for the info!

This has been mentioned a couple of times before her eon the list and
in the documentation. ELDK 4.2 is based on Fedora 7.

> If you know some good source sites so please don't hesitate to share :)

Just check the official MIRRORS lists...

> I found this:
> ftp://fr.rpmfind.net/linux/fedora/updates/7/SRPMS/pkgconfig-0.21-6.fc7.src.rpm
> Which i tried to crosscompile... not working ofcourse.. how should I proceed? 

Fix the build problems until it works, then submit a patch.

> [root at fedora REBUILDS]# ${CROSS_COMPILE}rpmbuild -ba --define="_topdir `pwd`" SPECS/pkgconfig.spec
> + ./configure --host=i386-pc-linux-gnu --build=i386-pc-linux-gnu --target=ppc-denx-linux --program-prefix= --prefix=/usr --exec-prefix=/usr --bindir=/usr/bin --sbindir=/usr/sbin --sysconfdir=/etc --datadir=/usr/share --includedir=/usr/include --libdir=/usr/lib --libexecdir=/usr/libexec --localstatedir=/var --sharedstatedir=/usr/com --mandir=/usr/share/man --infodir=/usr/share/info --disable-shared --with-pc-path=/usr/lib/pkgconfig:/usr/share/pkgconfig
> checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
> checking whether build environment is sane... yes
> checking for gawk... gawk
> checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
> checking whether to enable maintainer-specific portions of Makefiles... no
> checking build system type... i386-pc-linux-gnu
> checking host system type... i386-pc-linux-gnu
> checking for style of include used by make... GNU
> checking for i386-pc-linux-gnu-gcc... no
> checking for gcc... gcc
> checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out
> checking whether the C compiler works... configure: error: cannot run C compiled programs.
> If you meant to cross compile, use `--host'.
> See `config.log' for more details.

You should probably do that. Then try and seed the config tool with
correct config information for the target (ac_cv_* settings, see other
spec files).

> > To: hassan-aslam at hotmail.com
> > From: wd at denx.de
> > Subject: Re: [ELDK] Rebuilding target package!
> > Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2009 14:26:09 +0100
> > 
> > Dear H Aslam,

And PLEASE stop top-posting / full-quoting. It's a PITA.

Please see http://www.netmeister.org/news/learn2quote.html

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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