native gcc for ml403(ppc405)

Grant Likely grant.likely at
Sat Jul 15 00:27:53 EST 2006

On 7/14/06, Robert Zach so-logic <rza1 at> wrote:
> Hello!
> I am working on a ml403 with virtex 4 (ppc405).
> I have build me a crosscompiler and  a glibc with crosstool.
> This worked very good for me...(i can compile 2.4 and 2.6 kernel...)
> Now i would like to build a native compiler for the ppc405...(I need a
> native compiler for a few things that are hard to crosscompile.)
> Is it possible to compile the binutils and gcc with my crosscompiler to get
> a native compiler??

Yes it is. You can cross compile gcc just like any other package.
It's a little complex, but it's been done many times.

You might want to take a look at the buildroot tool to see an example.


Grant Likely, B.Sc. P.Eng.
Secret Lab Technologies Ltd.
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