bare metal C++

Michael N. Moran
Tue Nov 3 19:48:00 GMT 2009

Allen Curtis wrote:
> On Nov 3, 2009, at 9:39 AM, Michael N. Moran wrote:
>> Allen Curtis wrote:
>>> How do you create a bare metal cross compiler with C++ support? From 
>>> the reading I have done, it appears that you need newlib for the 
>>> general C functions and then you need glibc for the C++ stuff. Is 
>>> this correct?
>> No. I use GCC/newlib bare metal and C++ frequently. GLIBC
>> and Newlib have equivalent functionality. Newlib is intended
>> for embedded targets.
>> C++ support is part of GCC.
> Yes, I have built GCC with c/c++ language support and newlib. What you 
> do not get are the libraries. Where you do get the std:: classes?

I don't use the standard C++ libraries <mumbles something
about embedded systems and dynamic memory allocation>,
but I'm fairly certain that they are built as a part of GCC.

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