Make error in sys_ipc_wrapper
Udo A. Steinberg
us15 at os.inf.tu-dresden.de
Wed Jul 30 23:29:06 CEST 2003
On Wed, 30 Jul 2003 21:54:19 +0100 daviddenny at chavin.net (DN) wrote:
DN> Udo, Thanks.. I tried make clean followed by make... this stopped in the
DN> same place
DN> NB I'm using the CVS version, downloaded on Saturday or Sunday last, I'm
DN> not sure.
This is starting to get interesting...
DN> Bearing in mind my previous problem with tempfile, I am wondering if there
DN> is a linux distro issue involved. I'm using SuSE8.0 which has a kernel
DN> level of 2.4.18.
The Linux kernel is completely irrelevant for this particular problem.
An old toolchain (compiler, assembler, linker etc.) could be a problem,
because Suse 8.0 is a tad old.
Can you send the output of:
nm thread-ipc.o | c++filt
That will hopefully narrow the problem down quite a bit.
DN> When looking at UML (IIRC), I remember seeing somewhere that the SuSE
DN> kernel is a bit customised. Maybe this is the problem and there are
DN> sources missing in my distro that Fiasco/L4 expects.
No, Fiasco doesn't use any source files other than its own.
DN> Do I gather that tu-dresden relies on debian? Maybe I should consider
DN> installing a debian linux instead, on this machine.
I wouldn't switch distributions because of that. While it's true that OS
development at TUD is done on machines that run Debian, I successfully
use Slackware at home and it would be a real shame if it didn't run on
Suse for some stupid reason :) [We at least want to know why]
Kein Mann ist ein Versager, bevor ihn seine Frau dafür hält.
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