porting reversible on arm/mips

Ramana Radhakrishnan ramana.r@gmail.com
Fri Dec 11 19:04:00 GMT 2009

> That is correct.   You can build arm-elf-gdb on x86 host.
> You will probably want to build arm-elf-gcc and asm and linker,
> so that you can compile test programs to simulate.

I would strongly encourage anyone building tools for ARM and doing
active development to be using arm-eabi target rather than arm-elf
today . The arm-elf / arm-linux targets are more or less in
maintenance only mode at the minute while arm-eabi and
arm-linux-gnueabi enjoys all the attention today.


>> ----- Original Message ----
>> From: Michael Snyder <msnyder@vmware.com>
>> To: paawan oza <paawan1982@yahoo.com>
>> Cc: Hui Zhu <teawater@gmail.com>; "gdb@sourceware.org"
>> <gdb@sourceware.org>
>> Sent: Fri, December 11, 2009 8:41:27 AM
>> Subject: Re: porting reversible on arm/mips
>> paawan oza wrote:
>>> My target may be arm/mips.
>>> but some of the common hurdles are following.
>>> 1) getting virtual machine which has capability gives me arm processor
>>> 2) getting the arm linux ISO. Can somebody give me some pointers
>>> regarding above ?
>> There's a nice separation in prec between architecture and
>> OS/ABI.  You could begin with the arm simulator that comes
>> built-in to gdb, and do the architecture part before
>> tackling the Linux ABI part.

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