[ntp:questions] ARM64 cross-compile autogen issues

aaron at soccergeek.net aaron at soccergeek.net
Wed Apr 26 21:08:42 UTC 2017


On Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 11:14:08 AM UTC-7, aa... at soccergeek.net wrote:
> I'm cross-compiling ntp-4.2.8p10 for aarch64 using Debian as the build machine. I can build it fine with the native compiler, but using the ARM cross-compiler I get this:
> 
> 8<-----------8<------------8<
> make[4]: Leaving directory '/home/asmith/xds/rootfs85-arm/sandbox/ntp/xbuild/sntp/libopts'
> make[4]: Entering directory '/home/asmith/xds/rootfs85-arm/sandbox/ntp/xbuild/sntp'
> cd /home/asmith/xds/rootfs85-arm/sandbox/ntp/sntp &&	env PATH="/home/asmith/xds/rootfs85-arm/sandbox/ntp/xbuild/sntp:/home/asmith/bin:/home/asmith/xds/toolchain-16.3.0.0/bin:/home/asmith/xds/rootfs85-arm/sandbox/xds-scripts/:/home/asmith/bin:/home/asmith/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/local/games:/usr/games:/usr/lib/jvm/java-8-oracle/bin:/usr/lib/jvm/java-8-oracle/db/bin:/usr/lib/jvm/java-8-oracle/jre/bin:/sbin:/usr/sbin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun-1.6.0.03/bin:/usr/NX/bin:/sbin:/usr/sbin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun-1.6.0.03/bin:/usr/NX/bin" AUTOGEN_DNE_DATE=-D autogen -L include -L ag-tpl --writable -DMAN_SECTION=1sntpmdoc -Tagmdoc-cmd.tpl sntp-opts.def
> Error in template /usr/share/autogen/cmd-doc.tlib, line 219
> 	DEFINITIONS ERROR in /usr/share/autogen/cmd-doc.tlib line 219 for sntp-opts.mdoc:
> 	Cannot locate converter for mdoc
> Failing Guile command:  = = = = =
> 
> (define sec-type (string-upcase (get "ds-type")))
>     (define sec-name (name-to-fname sec-type))
>     (define cvt-fn (find-file (string-append
>          (get "ds-format" "man") "2mdoc")))
>     (if (not (defined? 'cvt-fn))
>         (error (sprintf "Cannot locate converter for %s"
>                (get "ds-format" "man"))))
> 
>     (define sec-file (string-append tmp-dir "/SEC/" sec-name))
>     (access? sec-file R_OK)
> 
> =================================
> Makefile:1580: recipe for target '/home/asmith/xds/rootfs85-arm/sandbox/ntp/sntp/sntp.1sntpmdoc' failed
> make[4]: *** [/home/asmith/xds/rootfs85-arm/sandbox/ntp/sntp/sntp.1sntpmdoc] Error 2
> make[4]: Leaving directory '/home/asmith/xds/rootfs85-arm/sandbox/ntp/xbuild/sntp'
> Makefile:1051: recipe for target 'all-recursive' failed
> make[3]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> make[3]: Leaving directory '/home/asmith/xds/rootfs85-arm/sandbox/ntp/xbuild/sntp'
> Makefile:679: recipe for target 'all' failed
> make[2]: *** [all] Error 2
> make[2]: Leaving directory '/home/asmith/xds/rootfs85-arm/sandbox/ntp/xbuild/sntp'
> Makefile:666: recipe for target 'all-recursive' failed
> make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory '/home/asmith/xds/rootfs85-arm/sandbox/ntp/xbuild'
> Makefile:598: recipe for target 'all' failed
> make: *** [all] Error 2
> Failed
> 8<-----------8<------------8<
> 
> Since it works for the native build, I'm wondering what I could be missing in building for ARM64. I can get past this error by commenting the mdoc portions of sntp-opts.def and the other def files that fail after doing so, but I'm not happy with that kind of hack.
> 
> I've used this ARM64 toolchain to build many other projects successfully.  Any help appreciated,
> 
> --
> @@ron

$ autogen --version
autogen (GNU AutoGen) 5.18.12

$ aarch64-bcm-linux-gnueabi-gcc --version
aarch64-bcm-linux-gnueabi-gcc (crosstool-NG crosstool-ng-1.23.0) 6.3.0
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