[ECOS] Suggested version of GCC

Jonathan Larmour jifl@eCosCentric.com
Wed Mar 3 21:27:00 GMT 2004

Retallack, Mark (Siemens) wrote:
> Good morning (UK time). 
> I am currently using GCC version 2.95.2 and feel it is time to upgrade to
> one of the 3.x versions. I am using Cygwin to compile to a powerpc-eabi
> target. On the ecos/Sourceware site it suggests version 3.2.1, is this the
> best version to use? 

Well, we know it works, so that's good enough if you ask me :-).

> Also which version of Insight is best under Cygwin for the powerpc-eabi
> target? (I can see 5.x and 6.0 are available).

Arguably later versions have more bug fixes. I don't use insight much 
myself so can't vouch for sure.

You know there are prebuilt tools on the eCos site? Although they don't 
contain insight, only command line GDB.

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