[ace-users] [installation] having problems
building ACE/TAO forvxworks.
José Rui Simões
jose-r-simoes at criticalsoftware.com
Fri Jun 15 08:03:10 CDT 2007
yes I'm using GNU Make and the ACE_ROOT env variable is setted?
But I can not perform make I don't even have Makefiles only Makefile.am
On Fri, 2007-06-15 at 08:48 -0400, Steve Huston wrote:
> I'm guessing here, and may be totally off, but are you using GNU make?
> And do you have ACE_ROOT set to the path of the ACE_wrappers
> Steve Huston, Riverace Corporation
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: ace-users-bounces at cse.wustl.edu
> [mailto:ace-users-bounces at cse.wustl.edu] On Behalf Of José Rui
> Sent: Friday, June 15, 2007 5:58 AM
> To: Thomas Lockhart
> Cc: tao-users at cse.wustl.edu; ace-users at cse.wustl.edu
> Subject: Re: [ace-users] [installation] having problems
> building ACE/TAO forvxworks.
> Hi Tom,
> I've followed every suggestion you make and adapted the
> config.h and platform_macros.GNU files.
> Now when I follow the build instructions for ACE when I reach
> the part of actually building ACE with make. It replies that
> it doesn't have targets specified.
> What did I do wrong?
> Kind regards.
> José Rui
> On Tue, 2007-06-12 at 10:05 -0700, Thomas Lockhart wrote:
> > > Could somebody please help me with some more detailed
> > > instructions on how to build ACE/TAO for VxWorks?
> > You did not give any details on what exactly failed. If you have further
> > questions please be sure to do so. But here are some suggestions:
> > Do not bother with the autoconf-based build, since that does not work
> > for cross-compiling.
> > You did a native build first to get gperf and tao_idl, right?
> > I had decent luck building for VxWorks-6.3 and TAO-1.5.8 using the
> > classic from-source build technique. The results are not yet tested.
> > In previous versions of TAO I was able to assign TAO_IDL and other
> > variables in my platform_macros.GNU to get the cross-compilation to
> > work, but for 1.5.8 I seemed to need to actually create the soft links
> > in $ACE_ROOT/bin/ from the native build to the VxWorks directory.
> > I sourced $WIND_BASE/windriver.bash before compiling. That got the
> > compilers in my path and defined a bunch of environment variables. In
> > previous versions of VxWorks I defined these variables for myself.
> > I turned off RTP in platform_macros.GNU since that configuration seemed
> > to want a few definitions that did not exist. I understand that RTP is
> > the configuration that was used by Johnny Willemsen when freshening the
> > VxWorks support recently.
> > Much more of ACE and TAO build for VxWorks than did in the days of
> > TAO-1.2.1.
> > I patch ACE and TAO to get singletons to work with multiple loadable
> > modules; the VxWorks loader does not respect weakly-defined objects and
> > will create multiple instances of singletons if they are referenced
> > across modules. The patches involve using RTTI to register singletons in
> > a non-templated manager object.
> > I've enclosed my platform_macros.GNU and config.h files; be sure to vet
> > them for your environment.
> > hth
> > - Tom
> > plain text document attachment
> > (platform_macros-vxworks.GNU)
> > # platform_macros.GNU
> > # For VxWorks environment
> > # Updated for Tornado 2.2.x and TAO 1.3.x
> > # Thomas Lockhart Caltech/JPL
> > ACE_COMPONENTS= FOR_TAO
> > #minimum_corba=1
> > #rt_corba= 1
> > rtp= 0
> > ami= 0
> > ami_poller= 0
> > ami_callback= 0
> > #corba_messaging= 0
> > templates= implicit
> > rtti= 1
> > #exceptions= 0
> > interface_repo= 1
> > inline= 1
> > debug= 0
> > shared_libs= 1
> > shared_libs_only= 1
> > static_libs=
> > #ifeq ($(LIBNAME),"liborbsvcs")
> > # LIBS=
> > #endif
> > # Disable shared libraries from the link step.
> > # Otherwise, we'll try to link to libACE.so, but the linker is looking for libACE.a.
> > #ACE_SHLIB=
> > # TAO_IDL must be a full-path pointer to a built IDL compiler.
> > # Otherwise, rules which list this as a prerequisite (and there are some)
> > # will fail with "no rule to make..."
> > # One might think that setting PATH should be enough, but nooooooo....
> > TAO_IDL= /proj/ace/release/$(HOSTARCH)/bin/tao_idl
> > # NOTE THAT ALL TAO_IDLFLAGS PARAMETERS ARE OVERRIDDEN IN THE RTC
> > # MAKEFILE.ENV SO THESE PARAMETERS NEED TO BE UPDATED THERE ALSO
> > # All support files are going into a stable installation, so generate angle
> > # brackets on #includes when possible
> > TAO_IDLFLAGS+= -in
> > # Enable exception macro arguments since tao_idl may have been
> > # compiled with exceptions enabled for the host platform.
> > # Note that this could be enabled always, since the exception macros
> > # support native exceptions also.
> > #ifneq ($(exceptions),1)
> > # TAO_IDLFLAGS+= -Ge 1
> > #endif
> > # Disable tie classes to shrink libraries
> > TAO_IDLFLAGS+= -Sc
> > # Enable AMI and OBV interfaces
> > ifeq ($(ami),1)
> > TAO_IDLFLAGS+= -GC -Gv
> > IDLFLAGS+= -GC -Gv
> > endif
> > # TAO currently calls everything with gcc-2.96 VxWorks 5.4.2.
> > # Override with the correct value for Tornado 2.2.1.
> > #VXWORKS_VERSION_FLAG= -DACE_VXWORKS=0x551
> > include $(ACE_ROOT)/include/makeinclude/platform_vxworks6.3.GNU
> > # Get the right version of gperf
> > TAO_IDLFLAGS+= -g /proj/ace/release/$(HOSTARCH)/bin/gperf
> > # VxWorks does not respect weakly-defined objects.
> > # Enable the workaround from Rich Johnson.
> > CPPFLAGS+= -DACE_HAS_BROKEN_WEAK_OBJECTS
> > # TornadoII supports multicast,
> > # but this is not turned on by default in ACE
> > #CPPFLAGS+= -DACE_HAS_IP_MULTICAST=1
> > # Need static data member templates for the SingletonMap workaround.
> > # Should move to config-vxworks5.x.h when SingletonMap is added to the tree.
> > #CPPFLAGS+= -UACE_LACKS_STATIC_DATA_MEMBER_TEMPLATES
> > # Remove RCS info from source code. Saves some room...
> > CPPFLAGS+= -DACE_USE_RCSID=0
> > # Enable patch to use sortable time in log output
> > CPPFLAGS+= -DACE_USE_ISO8601_TIME
> > # Set optimization to O1 to allow exceptions under Tornado II 2.0 compiler
> > #OCFLAGS+= -O0
> José Rui Simões
> Junior Engineer
> Critical Software, SA
> Parque Industrial de Taveiro, Lote 48
> 3045-504 Coimbra, Portugal
> Tel:+351.239 989 100 Fax:+351.239 989 119
> jose-r-simoes at criticalsoftware.com
José Rui Simões
Critical Software, SA
Parque Industrial de Taveiro, Lote 48
3045-504 Coimbra, Portugal
Tel:+351.239 989 100 Fax:+351.239 989 119
jose-r-simoes at criticalsoftware.com
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