help: big endian arm-elf toolchain
Fri Sep 27 21:52:00 GMT 2002
On Fri, Sep 27, 2002 at 10:37:10AM -0700, Carl Miller wrote:
> > Anyone knows how to build a big endian arm-elf
> > cross toolchain?
> We've got a big-endian-defaulting toolchain for arm here, but
> we used binutils-2.10.something and gcc 2.95.2. So I'm not
> sure our patches will go in cleanly to the tool versions you're
> using. But I'll send them along anyway; at least they'll be a
> decent starting point.
Interesting. I looked at making a big-endian toolchain once,
but decided it was too much work so I just put the relevent
command line options [mentioned below] in my Makefiles and
forgot about it.
> Failing that, you could always just invoke little- endian tools
> with -mbig-endian to gcc and -EB to gas and gld. That should
> work also.
> No experience with newlib,
Me neither. Both versions of gcclib should get built by the
standard build process.
> but all a recent gdb should need is "set endian big". You
> could put that in the project's .gdbinit once, and forget about
> it. And I think (not entirely sure) that once gdb is taken
> care of, insight should be fine as well without any additional
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