hostapd cross compilation error

uday kiran kaniki.uday at gmail.com
Wed Jan 11 13:02:32 EST 2012


Is it possible to cross compile hostapd for powerpc in CentOS5.0 ?

I am not able to generate libraries nl and genl by cross compiling libnl.

-Uday

On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 4:59 PM, uday kiran <kaniki.uday at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Sriram
>
> Thanks for the reply . That helps.
>
> But i got a linker error as below
>
> cannot find -lnl
> cannot find -lnl-genl
>
> for that I have downloaded libnl3.2.2 and issued the following commands
>
> 1) ./configure --host=powerpc CC=powerpc-linux-gnu-gcc
>
> Output >>> configure: WARNING: If you wanted to set the --build type,
> don't use --host.
>     If a cross compiler is detected then cross compile mode will be used.
> checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
> ......
> ....
>
> 2) make CC=powerpc-linux-gnu-gcc
>
> 3) make install <== this step is not creating the libnl libraries in the
> lib folder which are required for hostapd linking.
>
> Could you please help me sorting it out.
>
> -Uday
>
>
> On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 3:29 PM, Madhvapathi Sriram <
> Madhvapathi.Sriram at csr.com> wrote:
>
>> Do you have openssl installed on your machine? If not you need to install
>> it.
>>
>> If you have one already installed, edit the hostapd Makefile to include
>> it in the CFLAGS
>> Something like: CFLAGS += -I~/openssl/include
>>
>> Hope this helps...
>>
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