[Resolved] Omega2+ Cross Compilation on Ubuntu 17.04 LEDE Build failing

  • Hi,
    Im following the Cross Compilation guide for the Omega 2 https://docs.onion.io/omega2-docs/cross-compiling.html and when running the command:


    of the LEDE source, it is failing with the following error on my Ubuntu 17.04 Droplet server.

    me@myserver:~/repo/source$ make
     make[1] world
     make[2] tools/compile
     make[3] -C tools/flock compile
     make[3] -C tools/sed compile
     make[3] -C tools/xz compile
     make[3] -C tools/tar compile
     make[3] -C tools/patch compile
     make[3] -C tools/m4 compile
     make[3] -C tools/autoconf compile
     make[3] -C tools/pkg-config compile
     make[3] -C tools/automake compile
     make[3] -C tools/missing-macros compile
     make[3] -C tools/libtool compile
     make[3] -C tools/gmp compile
     make[3] -C tools/mpfr compile
     make[3] -C tools/mpc compile
     make[3] -C tools/libelf compile
     make[3] -C tools/expat compile
     make[3] -C tools/flex compile
     make[3] -C tools/bison compile
     make[3] -C tools/mklibs compile
     make[3] -C tools/sstrip compile
     make[3] -C tools/make-ext4fs compile
     make[3] -C tools/e2fsprogs compile
     make[3] -C tools/mtd-utils compile
     make[3] -C tools/libressl compile
     make[3] -C tools/mkimage compile
     make[3] -C tools/firmware-utils compile
     make[3] -C tools/patch-image compile
     make[3] -C tools/findutils compile
     make[3] -C tools/quilt compile
     make[3] -C tools/padjffs2 compile
     make[3] -C tools/mm-macros compile
     make[3] -C tools/cmake compile
    make -r world: build failed. Please re-run make with -j1 V=s to see what's going on
    /home/me/repo/source/include/toplevel.mk:207: recipe for target 'world' failed
    make: *** [world] Error 1 

    After rerunning with the -j1 V=s option:

    make[3]: Entering directory '/home/me/repo/source/tools/cmake'
    (cd /home/me/repo/source/build_dir/host/cmake-3.8.1/; if [ -x configure ]; then cp -fpR /home/me/repo/source/scripts/config.{guess,sub} /home/me/repo/source/build_dir/host/cmake-3.8.1// && CC="gcc" CFLAGS="-O2 -I/home/me/repo/source/staging_dir/host/include -I/home/me/repo/source/staging_dir/host/usr/include " CPPFLAGS="-I/home/me/repo/source/staging_dir/host/include -I/home/me/repo/source/staging_dir/host/usr/include " LDFLAGS="-L/home/me/repo/source/staging_dir/host/lib -L/home/me/repo/source/staging_dir/host/usr/lib " CONFIG_SHELL="/usr/bin/env bash" MAKEFLAGS="" CXXFLAGS="-O2 -I/home/me/repo/source/staging_dir/host/include -I/home/me/repo/source/staging_dir/host/usr/include "  bash ./configure  --prefix=/home/me/repo/source/staging_dir/host ; fi )
    CMake 3.8.1, Copyright 2000-2017 Kitware, Inc. and Contributors
    C compiler on this system is: gcc -O2 -I/home/me/repo/source/staging_dir/host/include -I/home/me/repo/source/staging_dir/host/usr/include
    C++ compiler on this system is: g++ -O2 -I/home/me/repo/source/staging_dir/host/include -I/home/me/repo/source/staging_dir/host/usr/include
    Makefile processor on this system is: make
    g++ is GNU compiler
    g++ has setenv
    g++ has unsetenv
    g++ does not have environ in stdlib.h
    g++ has stl wstring
    g++ has <ext/stdio_filebuf.h>
    make[4]: Entering directory '/home/me/repo/source/build_dir/host/cmake-3.8.1/Bootstrap.cmk'
    g++ -O2 -I/home/me/repo/source/staging_dir/host/include -I/home/me/repo/source/staging_dir/host/usr/include   -I/home/me/repo/source/build_dir/host/cmake-3.8.1/Bootstrap.cmk -I/home/me/repo/source/build_dir/host/cmake-3.8.1/Source   -I/home/me/repo/source/build_dir/host/cmake-3.8.1/Utilities  -c /home/me/repo/source/build_dir/host/cmake-3.8.1/Source/cmCommonTargetGenerator.cxx -o cmCommonTargetGenerator.o
    ##### LONG WAIT HERE
    g++: internal compiler error: Killed (program cc1plus)
    Please submit a full bug report,
    with preprocessed source if appropriate.
    See <file:///usr/share/doc/gcc-6/README.Bugs> for instructions.
    Makefile:44: recipe for target 'cmCommonTargetGenerator.o' failed
    make[4]: *** [cmCommonTargetGenerator.o] Error 4
    make[4]: Leaving directory '/home/me/repo/source/build_dir/host/cmake-3.8.1/Bootstrap.cmk'
    Error when bootstrapping CMake:
    Problem while running make
    Log of errors: /home/me/repo/source/build_dir/host/cmake-3.8.1/Bootstrap.cmk/cmake_bootstrap.log
    Makefile:34: recipe for target '/home/me/repo/source/build_dir/host/cmake-3.8.1/.configured' failed
    make[3]: *** [/home/me/repo/source/build_dir/host/cmake-3.8.1/.configured] Error 9
    make[3]: Leaving directory '/home/me/repo/source/tools/cmake'
    tools/Makefile:148: recipe for target 'tools/cmake/compile' failed
    make[2]: *** [tools/cmake/compile] Error 2
    make[2]: Leaving directory '/home/me/repo/source'
    tools/Makefile:146: recipe for target '/home/me/repo/source/staging_dir/target-mipsel_24kc_musl/stamp/.tools_compile_yynyyyyynyyyyynyynnyyyynyyyyyyyyyyyyyyynyynynnyyynny' failed
    make[1]: *** [/home/me/repo/source/staging_dir/target-mipsel_24kc_musl/stamp/.tools_compile_yynyyyyynyyyyynyynnyyyynyyyyyyyyyyyyyyynyynynnyyynny] Error 2
    make[1]: Leaving directory '/home/me/repo/source'
    /home/me/repo/source/include/toplevel.mk:207: recipe for target 'world' failed
    make: *** [world] Error 2

    Any advise on what the issue could be?

  • In case anyone stumbled upon this issue or something related to this.

    Since I do not have a linux machine, I decided to spin up a cheap 1cpu, 512MB ram, $5 digital ocean droplet to setup my toolchain and compile some code for the onion. The above issue occurred on a fresh ubuntu 16 and ubuntu 17 droplet. A friend did some googling and pointed out that these type of issues could be memory related and he was spot on.

    After setting up 2GB swap space using this guide: Adding Space on Ubuntu the compile has completed successfully on both Ubuntu 16 and 17.

    Hope this helps someone experiencing this frustration.


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