Compiling with newlib headers?

Michael Sokolov msokolov@ivan.Harhan.ORG
Fri Sep 29 06:42:00 GMT 2000

"Russ.Shaw" <> wrote:

> When compiling gcc for an embedded cpu, and newlib
> is required, is "with-headers" needed as an option
> to "configure gcc" ?
> Does this mean newlib should be installed before
> gcc?
> Does the "with-headers" option need to point to
> a directory?
> Should newlib be installed before binutils?

All wrong. You should not configure, build, or install any of binutils, gcc, or
newlib separately at all. You should use the unified Cygnus tree with all of
them in it and configure, build, and install them all with one command. See

> Are there other ways of including newlib
> when compiling the whole system?

Yes, see above.

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