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Re: [Xen-users] xen compilation is giving errors

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] xen compilation is giving errors
From: Tapas Mishra <mightydreams@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2011 18:50:52 +0530
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On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 4:23 PM, Fajar A. Nugraha <list@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 5:42 PM, Tapas Mishra <mightydreams@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Ok  now when I type make world
>> I get following error
>> http://pastebin.com/bFjm7hWy
> The error
> awk: line 2: function gensub never defined
> /home/tapas/xen-4.0.1/linux-2.6.18-xen.hg/scripts/Makefile.build:74:
> *** 'Your awk program does not define gensub.  Use gawk or another awk
> with gensub'.  Stop.
> looks weird. Perhaps you should follow the error warning and install gawk?
> Anyway, since you're going to use 4.0.1, I actually recommend NOT
> append KERNELS="linux-2.6-xen0 linux-2.6-xenU" (which would install
> 2.6.18, but instead run
> make xen
> make tools
> make stubdom
> make install-xen
> make install-tools
> make install-stubdom
Ok upto here things worked very well but
I  installed apt-get build-dep xen-3.3
as this archive msg says

> and then compile dom0 kernel following
> http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/XenParavirtOps.
I want to know if I can get a default .config file to compile a dom0
kernel for 32 bit and 64 bit
or I use the .config of my host OS (which right now does not have Xen) in /boot

> ... or perhaps a "make world" (without anything after that) might do
> all the steps, but I prefer doing it one by one so I can see which
> part actually fails :P

On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 4:27 PM, Dieter Bloms <xensource.com@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, Feb 16, Tapas Mishra wrote:
>> Ok  now when I type make world
>> I get following error
>> http://pastebin.com/bFjm7hWy
> you have to use an awk version which defines "gensub" as mentioned in
> the error messages.
I am not very good when such error messages
come but by what Fajar said I was able to proceed.
> Which distribution do you use for compiling ?
I am using Ubuntu 9.04 32 bit desktop edition


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