Re: [mu TECH] technical questions [ english ]

From: winsor (
Date: Fri May 21 1999 - 17:21:15 CEST

Wirasinghe,Marco wrote:
> Hi there again everyone...again.
> Sorry to disturb, but I'm curious why things are being a little
> strange in the way they work.
> I've done some development stuff on Red Hat 6.0 - a small app that
> does communication with a UDP socket, and works with the serial port
> (at the file level, not device level -ex. port addressing, etc). Well,
> I compiled the program on Red Hat, and rebooted with muLinux - mounted
> the Red Hat drive (HD), and moved to the directory where i compiled
> everything. I can SEE the executeable - it even has a little * at the
> end of the file. But when i try to run it, it says "file not found". I
> tried both
> > filename
> and
> > ./filename
> and it didn't work. I didn't know why it doesn't work or anything. Any
> ideas ?
> I also copied the source into another clean directory, and tried to
> use the GCC package that came with muLinux, and I was missing a file
> (/include/linux/in.h) - so i copied it from the Red Hat system. Was
> this a good idea ? Well, I bypassed the "missing in.h" line on the
> compilation, but now i ended up with a whole slew of missing items. I
> think this wasn't going to work, but does anyone know how i could
> compile stuff for muLinux ? Right now, I'm using a simple "gcc -o name
> name.c". Any ideas anyone ? I know this isn't a "hello world" program,
> but i didn't think it was too much either. I only use socket & simple
> file open ?
> Thank you.
> Marco
> PS. Any hopes of a FAQ ? to answer this question on development or
> running created apps ? or even how to develop for muLinux ?
> Thank you again.
I've used the GCC.TGZ package included in the "monkey Linux"
distribution successfully.
As far as getting your file to "run" (although foolish we all forget
thigs sometimes;P) just for grins try using the full path to the file.
Can't say this'll work but it may be worth try.
good luck

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