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Subject: Re: Building rockbox on OS X (Tiger)

Re: Building rockbox on OS X (Tiger)

From: Nils <deathtoallhumans_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2008 09:42:39 +0100

On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 2:29 AM, Brian Wolven <bcwolven_at_jhu.edu> wrote:

> I'm trying to build rockbox on OS X for the first time (for the Sansa
> e200) and have a couple of questions:
>
> 1) I found that I had to sudo /bin/bash (i.e., run as root) and then run
> the configure script in order to get it to work. Otherwise the shell
> just exited immediately, and any errors that may have been printed out
> vanished along with the terminal window. Is that... normal, a
> peculiarity of OS X, or simply user error?
>
> 2) Having apparently made some progress (rockboxdev.sh and configure
> script run without errors), I now get the following error in the build
> process (running make from build-dir):
>
>
> Consider upgrading to GNU make 3.81+ for optimum build performance.
> make[1]: `rdf2binary' is up to date.
> make[1]: `convbdf' is up to date.
> make[1]: `codepages' is up to date.
> make[1]: `bmp2rb' is up to date.
> make[1]: `scramble' is up to date.
> MAKE in bitmaps/mono
> make[2]: Nothing to be done for `all'.
> MAKE in bitmaps/native
> make[2]: Nothing to be done for `all'.
> make[1]: Nothing to be done for `features'.
> make[1]: Nothing to be done for `all'.
> make[1]: Nothing to be done for `all'.
> MAKE in bitmaps/mono
> make[2]: Nothing to be done for `all'.
> MAKE in bitmaps/native
> make[2]: Nothing to be done for `all'.
> make[1]: *** No rule to make target
>
> `/Users/wolvebc1/Development/Rockbox/source/firmware/target/arm/sandisk/app.lds',
> needed by
> `/Users/wolvebc1/Development/Rockbox/source/build-dir/apps/linkage.lds'.
> Stop.
> make: *** [build] Error 2
>
>
>
> I'm using make v3.80, rather than 3.81 - relevant?
>
> Any tips would be appreciated.
>
>
If you downloaded the tarball of the source -- that's the problem, it's
currently broken and that app.lds file is missing, you'll have to use svn to
get the source (simpler) or to get the missing file(s)(?)(may be tedious...)
Received on 2008-03-26


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