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Altera_Forum
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Crosscompiling PCAP Application for uClinux

Hello all, 

 

Has anybody succeeded (or tried) to cross-compile a basic pcap application for uClinux? 

 

AFAIK, it is not already included with uClinux, and needs to be compiled separately, is that also right? 

 

Thanks, 

Turhan
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Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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pcap as in libpcap/tcpdump/wireshark? libpcap and tcpdump are included in uClinux-dist. I had to update to the latest versions for it to work though.

Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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Thank you very much for your answer Yuri.  

 

How did you cross-compile your code then? 

Normally I would compile a pcap appliation# gcc main.c -lpcap 

In order to have it working in uclinux on nios2, I run# nios2-linux-gnu-gcc main.c -lpcap 

 

and quite reasonably, I get the error: pcap.h No such file or directory. 

 

Any suggestions?
Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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If you're building outside the uClinux-dist tree, you need to provide the directories where the headers and libraries are with -I and -L

Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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Yuri, could you please describe how to compile my own software within the uClinux-dist tree? Everytime I start thinking I am getting literate in Linux, I realize I am far from it. 

 

Thanks.
Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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Thanks Michael =)

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