You probably have a symlink somewhere in/under your <gumstix-oe> directory,
which you can't have with the OE build system. Search the list archives for
'libtool-native' for more details.
On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 6:40 PM, Chrissy Murray <gossamurr22@...>
> I'm new to gumstix, and I'm trying to do the gumstix-basic-image build.
> When I do this, I get an error in libtool-native-1.5.10-r6. It spits out
> the attached logfile. The problem appears to boil down to the following
> logfile snippet:
> checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
> checking whether build environment is sane... yes
> checking for gawk... gawk
> checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
> configure: error: source directory already configured; run "make distclean"
> there first
> make: *** [i686-linux-libtool] Error 1
> make: Leaving directory
> make: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> FATAL: oe_runmake failed
> I tried running a "make distclean" in the
> directory. However, the "distclean" option was not recognized (this means
> I'm probably running it in the wrong spot...). I ran a "make clean" hoping
> that this would help. However, I got the same error when I re-ran the
> I checked ahead in the documentation and ran the following recommended
> command: "rm -rf ~/gumstix/gumstix-oe/tmp". However, I still got the same
> error when I re-ran the build.
> Finally, I deleted everything and started over from the beginning of the
> instructions on setting up the build environment. I still got the same
> Has anybody else run into this problem and worked through it? Does anyone
> have any ideas for getting around this problem?
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