FW: checking whether <arm-none-eabi-gcc accepts> -g... <no>

Sebastian Huber sebastian.huber@embedded-brains.de
Wed Dec 3 10:42:00 GMT 2014

On 03/12/14 11:31, Freddie Chopin wrote:
> On 12/03/2014 11:02 AM, Kleiber Tamas (BCDS/ENG2) wrote:
>> Could you please help me understand what could be the problem with my 
>> setup?
> I didn't dig deep into that issue, but I would assume that the problem 
> is Windows and MSYS. If you configure/build in the same way as 
> launchpad toolchain is built (check their scripts in the "...-src" 
> package), then there's no other option.
> I also compile newlib (lates master) myself in a similar way as 
> launchpad guys do (my compilation is here - 
> https://sourceforge.net/projects/bleeding-edge/ , scripts are also 
> included), but I'm doing that on Linux and it "just works"... Trying 
> to build any "typical" project on Windows is just too much trouble - 
> it's easier and faster to install any Linux distro directly on your 
> machine or using VirtualBox. 

Yes, this is also my experience.  Building GCC on Windows is a waste of 
time.  Its much faster and reliable to Canadian Cross compile on Linux.  
Most distributions provide MinGW cross-compiler packages, e.g. for 
openSUSE https://build.opensuse.org/project/show/windows:mingw:win32.

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