building SH3 toolchain: big-endian vs little-endian

Daniel Kegel
Wed Dec 1 19:14:00 GMT 2004

Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>   i just rebuilt my SH3 toolchain but accidentally had, in my sh3.dat
> file, the line:
>   TARGET_CFLAGS="-O -ml -m3"
> which i'm assuming dictates that i'll be building a toolchain that
> automatically compiles and links for SH3, little-endian (so that those
> options are now built right in to the compiler, yes?)
>   what i really wanted was big-endian instead.  can i just run the
> cross-compiler and add the "-mb" option to get big-endian instead?  or
> do i have to rebuild the toolchain?

You need to rebuild, since there are .o's
and .a's and .so's that were built the old
way (glibc, for instance).

- Dan

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