[Barrelfish-users] compilation error in the latest release

C K Kashyap ckkashyap at gmail.com
Fri Mar 4 05:14:35 CET 2011

On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 7:49 PM, Waqaas Munawar <munawar at ira.uka.de> wrote:

>  Thanks Simon,
> These patches work.
> For what its worth, here are the steps that i followed to get the
> barrelfish running in qemu.
> 1. Downloaded ubuntu-10.04.2-desktop-i386.iso
> 2. Made a VMware virtual machine out of this.
> 3. updated it (sudo apt-get upate and applied the updates)
> 4. edited /etc/apt/source.list and replaced all instances of "lucid" with
> "natty" and then updated (sudo apt-get update)
> 5. installed libghc-ghc6-paths-dev (which should ideally pull ghc6
> alongwith)
> 6. reverted /etc/apt/source.list by replacing all instances of "natty" with
> "lucid" and update (sudo apt-get update)
> 7. installed zlib1g-dev (sudo apt-get install zlib1g-dev)
> 8. installed cabal (sudo apt-get install cabal-install)
> 9. update cabal ("cabal update", followed by "cabal install cabal-install")
> 10. installed qemu (sudo apt-get install qemu)
> 11. followed the README in barrelfish/usr/splash2/ with new patches
> 12. then followed the README in barrelfish/
> the tools that I used were:
> ghc  version 6.12.3
> GNU ld (GNU Binutils for Ubuntu) 2.20.1-system.20100303
> gcc (Ubuntu 4.4.3-4ubuntu5) 4.4.3
> The size of the VMimage is 3.9GB. Perhaps some bytes can be saved by
> compression but we will certainly not be able to host it. Is anyone else
> interested in doing that ?
Hey Waqaas ... you enumerated steps itself seems very useful - it's sort of
guaranteed to work ... I'm gonna give it a shot.
I am guessing, you built the 32 bit barrelfish?
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