Cross compiler for mips-elf

Vermeulen Jan
Wed Jul 9 10:39:00 GMT 2003


2 very interesting links:

If you are planning to use the simulator, I recommend using the newlib as it
is more suited for embedded 'while(1) Operating Systems'.

Best regards,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Abhijit Deshpande []
> Sent: woensdag 9 juli 2003 13:06
> To: CrossGCC Maillist
> Subject: Cross compiler for mips-elf
> Hi,
> I am trying to build a cross-compiler for MIPS processor. My 
> host system 
> is Redhat 7.2, kernel - 2.4.7-10. I am planning to use target as 
> "mips-elf".
> The binaries produced by such cross-compiler are supposed to 
> be executed 
> on a MIPS simulator, which may not have support for linux 
> system calls. 
> So, in this context, I would like to know whether "mips-elf" is the 
> correct target or not. I suppose "mips-linux" needs linux 
> kernel support 
> on MIPS processor.
> Also, I would like to know whether I should build glibc or 
> newlib. In one 
> of crossgcc mails, I have read that glibc supports only linux 
> environment 
> on target processor.
> If somebody can provide me pointers, where I can find configuration 
> options, scripts for building binutils, gcc, glibc or newlib 
> for mips-elf, 
> that would be of great help.
> Regards,
> Abhijit.
> -- 

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