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Daniel Stonier d.stonier at gmail.com
Fri Jul 4 09:59:53 EST 2008

On 04/07/2008, Brian Silverman <bsilverman at conceptxdesign.com> wrote:
>  Thanks for your response...
>  Leon Woestenberg wrote:
>  - is binary compatible with the PPC405. 440, and Freescale 85xx cores.
>  binary compatible? You mean it can build binaries for those cores?
>  What I meant (but said poorly) was that it has pre-compiled binaries.  But
> its fine if I can build it under cygwin.  And I am thinking that I may drop
> the cygwin requirement, because its painful to do linux builds under it.
>  My preference is to use OpenEmbedded and do so under a Linux host
> system (any will do).
> As I don't want to be tied to a certain host OS, Emdebian or
> Gentoo-Embedded are no-go for me.
> I have used tools and rootfs systems like crosstool, buildroot, LFS before.
> There is also LTIB by Freescale, tried that?
>  I need to look closer at LITB - but I was guessing it didn't have PPC4xx
> support.
>  Thanks!
>  --
> Brian Silverman
> Concept X, LLC

I've been using the ELDK for an amcc440EP ppc board. It's turned out
to be rather convenient, especially when running a networked
environment. The guy who primarily maintains it is very helpful also.

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