[ntp:questions] Help with cross-compiling NTP for the Raspberry Pi requested

Mike George mgeorge at tuffmail.us
Sat Mar 8 23:11:34 UTC 2014


The configure script checks to see if you have the necessary 
dependencies for the options you have
chosen.  If not, it sets the option to "no".  You should see it reported 
in the messages.
Of course the compile will also work, just without the option you 

I think there was also a kernel header file it was looking for but I 
don't recall the name.

Thanks for writing up your procedure.  I am in the process of setting up 
a similar environment now.


On 3/8/2014 13:07, David Taylor wrote:
> On 08/03/2014 17:03, Mike George wrote:
>> David:
>> Maybe your build environment is missing libcaps.
>> On my ubuntu machine that I built NTP on I installed
>>       libcap2
>>       libcap-dev
>> Not sure if I needed the -dev but I didn't try without it.
>> Mike
> ==================================================
> Thanks for the suggestion, Mike.  I had thought that if something was 
> missing I would have received an error message, and the make would 
> fail.  However, I just checked those two packages with apt-get 
> install, and I'm told that both are already up-to-date.

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