Lorenzo <lcq2@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Hi, this is my first post on this mailing list, so I would like to > say > hello to everyone :). Be welcome! > I'm new to the world of BeOS, I just installed it three days ago > (BeOS > Personal Edition R5), and I really liked it, it is a great os. > Now I've discovered the OpenBeOS project, and I want to try it, but > I'm > having problems building the sources. After trying out the PE version > of > BeOS I looked around for something more useful, and I found BeOS > Developer Edition 1.1 which is based on the PE edition, so I > installed You shouldn't use the Developer Edition - the compiler that comes with it is broken, you should either use the R5 compiler, or rather, the one found on geekgadgets. > it, everything worked fine. I downloaded the sources via cvs, and I > started to build them, but most of the builds failed, looking at the > errors, they were mostly STL related errors, anyway, the build > process > completed and I got a floppy image, I put it in a floppy, and > rebooted, > as soon as my system boots, everything crashes and it reboots, so I > tried the floppy with bochs, and it boots, but it crashes with an > error To correctly build OpenBeOS, you need two things: 1) an updated "ld" which can be downloaded from our website. http://open-beos.sourceforge.net/dev.php 2) a custom jam build, which you can either download from our website (might be outdated), or just build it from the repository (under src/ tools/jam) Good luck! Bye, Axel.