Build tips for arm cross toolchain
Mon Jan 26 14:35:00 GMT 2009
> For those interested, I just attended a seminar on the TI OMAP3 familly of
> processor in the ARM headquarters in Cambridge, with people from ARM and TI
> presenting the processor features and the tools suite to develop for this
> processor. It was quite interesting, but I found the tools part to be quite
> disapointing. It was all bragging about the superiority of ARM tools vs. gcc
> (et al.), and was, in my humble opinion, a little too much biased.
Their better tools only work when the vendor is willing to keep their
ARM-based unit reasonably up to date. I don't suppose this subject
came up? This is the sort of thing I'm dealing with from Moxa:
GNU C Library stable release version 2.2.5, by Roland McGrath et al.
Copyright (C) 1992-2001, 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.
There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A
Compiled by GNU CC version 3.3.2.
Compiled on a Linux 2.4.22-uc0 system on 2007-09-27.
GNU libio by Per Bothner
crypt add-on version 2.1 by Michael Glad and others
linuxthreads-0.9 by Xavier Leroy
libthread_db work sponsored by Alpha Processor Inc
NIS(YP)/NIS+ NSS modules 0.19 by Thorsten Kukuk
Report bugs using the `glibcbug' script to <email@example.com>.
The kernel has been upgraded from 2.4.22 to 2.6.9, but even that is
proving a challenge to get a toolchain built.
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