x86(host) --> ppc(tgt) cross-tool-chain

Lokesh Kumar lokesh.kumar at wrx-us.com
Sat Jun 7 01:00:47 EST 2003

I built the toolchain on x86 host for PPC, and I used


I did not use Karim's book. I went with "Embedded Linux Interfacing ...."


-----Original Message-----
From: Karim Yaghmour [mailto:karim at opersys.com]
Sent: Friday, June 06, 2003 10:33 AM
To: brian.auld at adic.com
Cc: linuxppc-embedded at lists.linuxppc.org
Subject: Re: x86(host) --> ppc(tgt) cross-tool-chain

BTW, there's an ongoing thread about exactly this problem
on the embeddedTUX.org mailing list:

Apparently you're not alone ...


brian.auld at adic.com wrote:
> Hello,
> Using Karim's new book "Building Embedded Linux Systems", has anyone out
there successfully built an x86(host) --> ppc(tgt) tool chain using the
versions stipulated in the book (gcc 2.95.3, binutils: 2.10.1, glibc,
> If yes:
> (a) What host system are you using?
> (b) Did you diverge from the directions in the book?
> If no:
> (a) Can someone out there suggest a known valid combination?
> I anticipate needing ssh, some web-server and snmp as application
requirements, so I figured it would be prudent to get the tool-chain working
with glibc as opposed to uClibc.
> -- Brian

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