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Re: [Xen-devel] xen client installation question

To: Jun Koi <junkoi2004@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] xen client installation question
From: Jean Guyader <jean.guyader@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 16 Apr 2009 12:06:00 +0100
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2009/4/16 Jun Koi <junkoi2004@xxxxxxxxx>:
> On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 5:51 PM, Jean Guyader <jean.guyader@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 2009/4/16 Jun Koi <junkoi2004@xxxxxxxxx>:
>>> Hi,
>>> I am trying to install XCI. To my horrified, it tries to download and
>>> compile a lot of softwares, like binutils and even gcc 4.2.4. Is there
>>> any good idea to do that??
>>> The problem is that binutils itself has some code not tested on gcc
>>> 4.3 on Ubuntu 8.10, and the compilation fails!
>> Hi,
>> For xenclient we are using buildroot which is based on busybox + uclibc.
>> Because we use another libc we have to cross compiled environment, that why 
>> we
>> compile binutils and gcc.
>> If it doesn't work with ubuntu you can still create a debian chroot.
> Could you explain how to "create a debian chroot" to avoid my
> compilation problem?
> It is not hard to fix the bugs of binutils, but I want to avoid
> messing with that if possible.

You said the issue was coming from your gcc version.
I know that the build works under debian, that why it will help.

Jean Guyader

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