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authorJoel Sherrill <joel.sherrill@OARcorp.com>2011-10-31 13:46:43 +0000
committerJoel Sherrill <joel.sherrill@OARcorp.com>2011-10-31 13:46:43 +0000
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2011-10-31 Joel Sherrill <joel.sherrill@oarcorp.com>
PR 1947/doc * started/buildrt.t: Make note that native toolset is needed to configure and build RTEMS.
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+2011-10-31 Joel Sherrill <joel.sherrill@oarcorp.com>
+
+ PR 1947/doc
+ * started/buildrt.t: Make note that native toolset is needed to
+ configure and build RTEMS.
+
2011-10-05 Joel Sherrill <joel.sherrill@oarcorp.com>
Petr Benes <benesp16@fel.cvut.cz>
diff --git a/doc/started/buildrt.t b/doc/started/buildrt.t
index a18f0d9847..f7d8cff3a6 100644
--- a/doc/started/buildrt.t
+++ b/doc/started/buildrt.t
@@ -156,6 +156,12 @@ disabled. Your application does not have to use networking but it must
be enabled. Thus the RTEMS configuration for a GNAT/RTEMS environment
MUST include the @code{--enable-posix --enable-networking} flag.
+@b{NOTE}: Building RTEMS requires that a few support programs be compiled
+natively. This means there must be a native toolchain installed on your
+development host. You will need to have a native compiler such as @i{gcc}
+or @i{cc} in your execution path. If you cannot compile, link and execute
+a native hello world program, then you will be unable to build RTEMS.
+
The following shows the command sequence required to configure,
compile, and install RTEMS with the POSIX API, FreeBSD TCP/IP,
and C++ support disabled. RTEMS will be built to target