Soft-float compiler for ARM

Roman Duka
Wed Jan 28 05:28:00 GMT 2004

Robert Schwebel wrote:
> Hi, 
> I'm trying to compile U-Boot with the PTXdist gcc-3.3.2 for ARM. It
> seems like libgcc was built with hard float support, whereas U-Boot
> requires soft float: the linker stage reports: 
> 	arm-linux-ld: ERROR: /tmp/arm-linux-3.3.2/lib/gcc-lib/arm-unknown-linux-gnu/3.3.2/libgcc.a(_udivsi3.oS) uses hardware FP, whereas u-boot uses software FP
> Does anybody know how I can configure gcc-3.3.2 in a way it generates
> libgcc with soft float support? I already tried --enable-softfloat and
> it does not work; the same configure arguments work fine with
> gcc-2.95.3. 
> Robert

try setting your grocc compiler to "CC=arm-linux-gcc -msoft-float"

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