Tool Installation for 4.7?
chrisj at rtems.org
Thu Dec 21 16:25:17 CST 2006
Robert S. Grimes wrote:
> Chris Johns wrote:
>> Is this with the MSYS shell or Cygwin shell ? The Wiki documents using
>> the Windows cmd prompt and MSYS sh using the installed batch file. You
>> cannot have a Cygwin path in the PATH environment variable at the same
>> time. This is why the installer makes specific batch files for each
> Hmmm... No, it was in the MSYS command window. I had assumed that was
> the point of installing MSYS. I certainly did not realize I was to
> Windows command prompt.
The Wiki documentation is directed at a Windows users with little or no
Unix shell experience. It allows someone who only knows the Windows cmd
prompt a way to get going. I will update the documentation to point this
I think all you may need to do is not add the sh at the start but I am
>>> I attempted to specify the full filename for make but got a
>>> "can't execute binary file" (working uncertain) message.
>> What path was this ?
> I'm not sure, but I think I tried both /bin/make ("which make" reported
> "/bin/make"), as well as other varieties.
Hmm, that should be ok. If you run in the MSYS shell you would not need
the extra sh at the start.
> Frankly, as I said earlier, I'm going to stick with Cygwin for the time
> being. I was able to get the tools compiled and working, so I'm happy
This sounds fine. If you know the issues with having Cygwin and MSYS
installed together you should be fine.
> This is not meant to imply any condemnation of the MingW tools; in
> fact, I'm going to use them on my other system for getting RTEMS up and
> running on my NetBurner MOD5282 system, if I ever get the time!!!
None was taken; I use Unix for my RTEMS development work. It is nice to
see you using the provided tools.
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