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authorRalf Corsepius <>2002-11-07 10:16:27 +0000
committerRalf Corsepius <>2002-11-07 10:16:27 +0000
commit6f6cde6f554db6c46da2d6dbec1a16818195c140 (patch)
parentacf20be1c8f4e893077c293baf1f4c9c6d498cb0 (diff)
2002-11-07 Ralf Corsepius <>
* Remove make/Templates/Makefile. * README.configure: Minor massaging.
3 files changed, 22 insertions, 22 deletions
diff --git a/ChangeLog b/ChangeLog
index 68779a4a7e..87dfe7213f 100644
--- a/ChangeLog
+++ b/ChangeLog
@@ -1,3 +1,8 @@
+2002-11-07 Ralf Corsepius <>
+ * Remove make/Templates/Makefile.
+ * README.configure: Minor massaging.
2002-11-06 Ralf Corsepius <>
Further preparations for autoconf > 2.52:
diff --git a/README.configure b/README.configure
index 9a24abfc5e..c9431755f2 100644
--- a/README.configure
+++ b/README.configure
@@ -10,6 +10,9 @@ configured and built either standalone or together with the compiler
tools in the Cygnus one-tree structure. Using autoconf also means
that RTEMS now can be built in a separate build directory.
+To re-generate auto*tool generated files (configure, etc),
+autoconf-2.52 and automake-1.6.* are required.
2. Installation
@@ -26,8 +29,6 @@ RTEMS-specific option are supported:
- --enable-gcc28 (also use enable-libcdir when disabled)
- --enable-libcdir=<DIRECTORY> (do not use if gcc 2.8 is enabled)
--enable-rtemsbsp="bsp1 bsp2 ..."
@@ -38,7 +39,6 @@ In addition, the following standard autoconf options are frequently
used when configuring RTEMS installations:
- --program-prefix=
By default, inline routines are used instead of macros where possible.
Macros can be selected using the --disable-inlines option. [NOTE:
@@ -64,19 +64,14 @@ with the --enable-cxx option. If the rtems++ C++ library is installed
it will also be build.
By default, the RTEMS test suites are NOT configured -- only the
-sample tests are built. The --enable-tests will not configure
+sample tests are built. --enable-tests will configure
the RTEMS test suite. The default speeds up the build
and configure process when the tests are not desired.
-By default, RTEMS is built using arguments and build rules which are
-NOT compatible with gcc If using a gcc which supports the
--specs option, then the --enable-gcc28 option may be used to enable
-this feature. You should use the --enable-gcc28 option when using
-either the egcs source tree, testgcc snapshots, or gcc 2.8.0 or newer.
-If you --disable-gcc28, then you MUST specify the location of the
-Standard C Library with the --enable-libcdir option. [NOTE: These
-options are considered obsolete and may be removed in a future
-RTEMS release.]
+By default, RTEMS is built using arguments and build rules which require a
+gcc supporting the -specs option, ie. a gcc >= 2.8.
+[The --disable-gcc28 option, which has been present in former releases, has
+been removed.]
By default, multiprocessing is is not built. It can be enabled
for those BSPs supporting it by the --enable-multiprocessing option.
@@ -140,6 +135,8 @@ By default, --enable-docs is disabled and documentation is not built.
2.2 Build with Cygnus one-tree release
+[NOTE: This section does not apply anymore.]
To build and install RTEMS with the one-tree structure, just copy the rtems
directory to the tree. The one-tree and has to be
replaced with the RTEMS-aware versions. The build options are the same as
@@ -223,11 +220,12 @@ Gcc-target-default.cfg contains the common gcc definitions. Some targets
6. Adding a bsp
+[OBSOLETE: This section below does not apply anymore.]
The top-level has to be modified if a new target is added
or if a new bsp is to be built by default. The additions required is
basically to add which makefiles are to be created by configure and
-to add the target to the selection statement. To re-generate
-configure, autoconf-2.13 and automake-1.14 are needed.
+to add the target to the selection statement.
7. Tested configurations
@@ -246,21 +244,19 @@ The following configurations have NOT been tested:
Gawk version 2 or higher.
GNU make version 3.72 or higher.
-gcc version ???
+gcc version > 2.8
The install-if-change script requires bash. On Solaris systems, this should
-be changed to ksh, since ksh is provided with Solaris (bash not).
+be changed to ksh, since ksh is provided with Solaris (bash not). This
+script is not used by RTEMS and only is provided for convenience.
A fairly recent version of gawk is needed to build RTEMS. This should be
changed so that a plain vanilla awk also works. [NOTE: This dependency
should disappear when the "gcc 2.8 -specs" is finished.]
-'make install' should only install necessary files, not the full
-PROJECT_RELEASE directory as now.
Posix port on Solaris-2.5 fails due to undefined built-in functions
(gcc-2.7.2, might be my installation).
diff --git a/ b/
index 44075c8c54..3d22c3ff03 100644
--- a/
+++ b/
@@ -67,14 +67,13 @@ AS_IF([test x"${enable_docs}" = x"yes"],
AS_IF([test x"$enable_multilib" = x"yes"],[