Kumar Gala galak at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Apr 25 02:45:43 EST 2008

On Apr 24, 2008, at 11:13 AM, Brian Silverman wrote:
> Is it possible to compile a Linux application using an EABI compiler  
> (specfically, Xilinx's EDK powerpc-eabi-gcc.exe)?
> The issue at hand is that we'd like for our customers to be able to  
> use the Xilinx EDK toolchain (which we know they will have) to  
> compile Linx apps without having to install another toolchain  
> (crosstool, ELDK, etc).
> So, what I'm hoping is that the EDK toolchain can be configured to  
> be Linux compatible binaries, or that there is some kind of wrapper  
> that will handle the incompatible interfaces.  Searching around,  
> I've seen some mention of Linux EABI compatibility (for Debian ARM  
> releases), but I haven't found any clear concensus...
> P.S. My apologies if this message appears on the mailing list twice...

The EABI and Linux ABI are not compatible and if you want to link with  
any libraries you will need a different compiler for linux.

- k

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