[Barrelfish-users] compilation error in the latest release

Waqaas Munawar munawar at ira.uka.de
Thu Mar 3 14:02:18 CET 2011

Hi Simon,
Thanks for the help. I started off with the clean install of lucid with 
ghc from natty and now it seems to work, but I have still not been able 
to run the simulation because of the problem with the patch. It would be 
great if you could share the valid one.


On 03/03/11 10:26, Simon Peter wrote:
> Hi Wakas,
>> 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
> This one is new to me, though it looks like your assembler might not 
> be compatible with your compiler's output. Could you check whether
> a) binutils is up-to-date with your compiler, and
> b) whether your compiler supports building 32-bit binaries (if you're 
> on a 64-bit system).
>> 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
> This indeed seems to be a problem with the splash2 patch distributed 
> with our latest release. Thanks for spotting this! I will try and 
> compile a working set of patches.
> Simon

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