[collectd] Re: Cross-compiling of collectd

Niki Waibel niki.waibel at newlogic.com
Thu Dec 15 09:53:50 CET 2005

On 14-Dec-2005 Stuart Nicholson wrote:
>> what kind of emb system are u using?
> Multiples of the board are used in the Tacsat-1 and 
> Tacsat-2 satellites (both still awaiting launch.)  Although the firmware for 
> those systems is frozen and it's too late for collectd-in-space, I'm adding 

that's really a pitty ;-)


>> which gcc/binutils version are u using?
> I'm using gcc 3.3.3 as supplied in the Denx developer's distribution. 
> ppl-linux-gcc -v reports:

and i think (regarding the mission critical system you're working on)
you are forced to use that version, right?

> =============================================
> Reading specs from
> /home2/opt/eldk-3.1/usr/bin/../lib/gcc-lib/ppc-linux/3.3.3/specs
> Configured with:
> ../configure --prefix=/usr --mandir=/usr/share/man --infodir=/usr/share/info
>  --enable-shared --enable-threads=posix --disable-checking --with-system-zlib
>  --enable-__cxa_atexit --with-newlib --enable-languages=c,c++ --disable-libgcj
>  --host=i386-redhat-linux --target=ppc-linux
> Thread model: posix
> gcc version 3.3.3 (DENX ELDK 3.1 3.3.3-8)
> =============================================

i see. newlib as well...

>> which collectd version have you used?
> I'm building collectd-3.4.0.tar.gz.
>> i would bet that libtool (libltdl) handles your case now...
> I don't think that libltdl is being used  in that version.

you are right. libltdl is only available in the svn.
florian, what about a release? ;-)

>>> 3) Install using `make install DESTDIR=<path-to-root-filesystem-image>'
> Yep, fixed me right up.. thanks.

very good to hear that!


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