[kaffe] cross compiling intrp mode on arm

Dalibor Topic robilad at kaffe.org
Mon Aug 6 04:43:44 PDT 2007

S K wrote:
> --- gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org wrote:
>> On Monday 06 August 2007 08:22, S K wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I am trying to cross compile for arm on a 686 machine. If I do not
>>> '--disable-gtk-peer' in the config, I run into this error during the config
>>> stage:
>>> checking for XTestQueryExtension in -lXtst... no
>>> configure: error: libXtst NOT found, required for GdkRobot
>>> Googling for the error brought me to
>>> http://www.kaffe.org/pipermail/kaffe/2005-June/102730.html
>>> http://www.mail-archive.com/kaffe@kaffe.org/msg11937.html
>>> both of which says that gtk-peers has to be disabled. Since these posts
>>> were at least a yr or more old, I was wondering if anything has changed.
>>> Has anyone been able to cross compile awt support for arm?
>>> Thanks,
>>> SK
>> The usual solution for this is simply to install the appropriate headers.  
>> They are usually in a package libxtst-dev or something similar if you're 
>> using a GNU/Linux distribution.  However, I don't know if this are available 
>> on the arm platform you're working on, so the better solution might be to 
>> disable the Gtk+ peers, at least for a first go.
> I do have libxtst-dev installed on my Ubuntu 686 machine on which I am cross-compiling. So a
> normal kaffe make works but since I have not been able to find out how to get the libxtst for arm,
> I guess I am stuck for now.

Yeah, you need the dependencies for the target. You could cross-compile
them yourself, if you are not using a distribution they are already a
part of.

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