[etherlab-users] problems making etherlab (+ other issues)

Florian Pose fp at igh-essen.com
Mon Oct 19 11:46:57 CEST 2009


On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 05:36:10PM -0700, dclark at mmto.org wrote:
> I did have a minor problem with building etherlab; there is still an "-e"
> printed right at the beginning of the kernel-cflags.c sourcefile by the
> make process somehow. I did remove the "echo -e" from line 35 of Kbuild in
> the /tools/rt_appcore as suggested earlier by Richard, but this "-e" still
> crept in. Removing it sorted out the make failure.

Yes, the '-e' problem still exists in the latest version on the
homepage, sorry, we did not manage to release a new one, but this will
happen in the next days.

> There are issues with folder permissions when running setup_etherlab.m,
> but this is not necessarily a problem with ethercat/etherlab, just a
> problem with the Linux permissions for my Matlab installation in general.

Yes, the user running setup_etherlab should have the permissions to
write the path file in the MATLAB directory.

> I did get it to finish precompiling all the object files for etherlab
> blocks, and am left with some weird thing where it complained about not
> being able to update the path (again a folder permission issue).
> However,the block libray exists now, so I will be trying the
> Matlab/Simulink/Ethercat stuff out next chance I get.
> Thanks to you and Richard for all your help!

No problem, if there's anything else, please let us know.

Best regards,
Florian Pose


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