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authorVaibhav Gupta <>2019-02-27 03:37:36 +0530
committerChris Johns <>2019-02-28 09:11:36 +1100
commit9c3a3831933c4c0b1835cd7ff3fe64c74399f6f4 (patch)
parent8a73acb71305c58c6ea58aa0da84d4adb4c125cc (diff)
Update User Documentation for Host setup for Linux
Mention the requirement of 'pax' package for building BSP if RTEMS is configured with '--enable-tests' option, else build fails.
2 files changed, 7 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/user/hosts/posix.rst b/user/hosts/posix.rst
index 063ebe2..2a3e694 100644
--- a/user/hosts/posix.rst
+++ b/user/hosts/posix.rst
@@ -40,6 +40,11 @@ control of the machine. We call this project sandboxing and
+BSP Build will require ``pax`` package if RTEMS is configured with the
+``--enable-tests`` option, see :ref:`BuildingRTEMSTests`. This package is not
+installed , by default, on many Linux distributions, you can check for it
+using your package manager. Install it, if it is not present on your system.
A number of different Linux distrubutions are known to work. The following have
been tested and report as working.
diff --git a/user/tools/tester.rst b/user/tools/tester.rst
index 09d07ac..967016e 100644
--- a/user/tools/tester.rst
+++ b/user/tools/tester.rst
@@ -68,6 +68,8 @@ There is the ``erc32`` tester which uses the GDB back-end and the
how to use :program:`rtems-test` command with the erc32 BSP because it is easy
to build an use.
+.. _BuildingRTEMSTests:
Building RTEMS Tests