Hi, >From: yocto-boun...@yoctoproject.org [mailto:yocto-boun...@yoctoproject.org] >On Behalf Of Burton, Ross >Sent: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 12:39 PM >To: Reyna, David L (Wind River) <david.re...@windriver.com> >Cc: Yocto <email@example.com> >Subject: Re: [yocto] Are Windows SDKs (mingw layer) supposed to work? > >Have you tried using 2.4 to identify when it broke? Clearly we need to extend >the selftest so the mingw SDK is actually tested... > >Ross >> >>On 6 March 2018 at 05:32, Reyna, David <david.re...@windriver.com> wrote: >>Hi all, >> >>I am trying to enable a customer for using YP SDKs on Windows. It apparently >>is supposed to work, but I am unable to get past fatal errors. >> >>I have looked for documentation at the YP site and the meta-mingw repo, but >>to no avail. >> >>1) My project is a simple default “qemux86-64” with YP-2.5 HEAD, with the >>latest “meta-mingw” layer added and <SDKMACHINE ?= "i686-mingw32">. >> >>The SDK builds fine and I get the “*.xz” generated file. >> >>2) However, when I use 7ZIP to extract it on my Windows host (which is >>recommended for XY files), I get several fatal issues. >> >> (a) I get more than a hundred errors “Can not create symbolic link: Access >>is denied”. >> >>While I do not care about the ones for the bin tools in the sysroot, I do >>care that most of the cross toolchain EXE files are thusly broken, plus many >>of the libraries and header files in the sysroot. >> >>Am I missing a step?
Symbolic link errors could be related to the filesystem as FAT has no support for symbolic links. Have you tried it on an NTFS partition? Best Regards, Maxin -- _______________________________________________ yocto mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.yoctoproject.org/listinfo/yocto