[Barrelfish-users] compilation error in the latest release

Waqaas Munawar munawar at ira.uka.de
Thu Mar 3 09:40:15 CET 2011

Hi Mothy,

Thanks for taking time to look into it. I am using following tools
gcc (Ubuntu 4.4.1-4ubuntu9) 4.4.1
The Glorious Glasgow Haskell Compilation System, version 6.10.4
GNU ld (GNU Binutils)

Here is the complete output of the compile attempt:

If it works out I might be able to share my virtual machine (VMware 
image) though I'll have to do something about the size though.


On 03/03/11 09:00, Timothy Roscoe wrote:
> Dear Wakas,
> We develop Barrelfish using Ubuntu (both Maverick and Lucid), and
> Debian (testing and unstable); the default tools in the most
> up-to-date versions of these distros al work for us except for ghc
> (which has a known bug - see the Barrelfish FAQ for details).
> Can you tell us what versions of gcc, etc. you are using?
>   -- Mothy
> At Wed, 2 Mar 2011 19:42:48 +0100, waqaas.munawar at kit.edu wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> in a try to compile the latest release of barrelfish, I got stuck with
>> the following error:
>> gcc -fno-builtin -nostdinc -std=c99 -m32 -mno-red-zone -fPIE
>> -fno-stack-protector -U__linux__ -Wall -Wshadow -Wstrict-prototypes
>> -Wold-style-definition -Wmissing-prototypes -Wmissing-declarations
>> -Wmissing-field-initializers -Wredundant-decls -Werror -imacros
>> ../include/deputy/nodeputy.h -g -O2 -I../include
>> -I../include/arch/x86_32 -I./x86_64/include -o
>> ./x86_64/tools/elver/_for_elver/elver.o -c ../tools/elver/elver.c
>> /tmp/ccrE4Tzl.s: Assembler messages:
>> /tmp/ccrE4Tzl.s:10: Error: unknown pseudo-op: `.cfi_sections'
>> make: *** [x86_64/tools/elver/_for_elver/elver.o] Error 1
>> Moreover, runme.sh in splash2 folder also spits out an error as follows:
>> wap at ubuntu:~/barrelfish3/usr/splash2$
>> SPLASH2_PATH=/home/wap/splash/splash2 ./runme.sh
>> Copying files from /home/wap/splash/splash2/codes/apps/barnes and
>> patching...
>> patch: **** Only garbage was found in the patch input.
>> Error applying barnes.patch
>> Copying files from /home/wap/splash/splash2/codes/apps/radiosity and
>> patching...
>> patching file glibdumb/glib.c
>> patching file glibdumb/glib.h
>> patching file glibps/glibps.c
>> patching file glibps/pslib.h
>> My guess is that they are not related. Contents of barnes.patch in the
>> tar-ball are worth a look.
>> Any pointers?
>> Thanks,
>> wakas

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