Getting linaro toolchain binaries
john.rigby at linaro.org
Wed Mar 2 18:44:15 UTC 2011
FWIW, Michael's recipe for building here
https://code.launchpad.net/~michaelh1/+junk/cross-build has worked
well for me.
On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 11:09 AM, Matthias Klose <doko at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On 02.03.2011 19:02, Andrew Stubbs wrote:
>> On 02/03/11 17:52, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
>>> Building a cross-compiler is already a challenge in itself. Would be
>>> better to build a version that can be installed anywhere like the
>>> CodeSourcery releases and offer that as a tar download.
>> Binaries that can be run anywhere are challenging. You either have to static
>> link (and even then you need to be careful what syscalls you use), or you have
>> to build them against some ancient libraries, and static link the less
>> ubiquitous dependencies (such as mpfr, ppl, etc.).
> I didn't try this, so I don't know if it's feasible.
> - build packages in a PPA, say, for an "old" release, e.g. hardy,
> including mpfr, ppl, and other dependencies.
> - unpack a set of deb's with dpkg -x
> - relocate to /usr/local, or /opt/linaro. The toolchain itself
> should be relocatable
> - pack a tarball.
> Again, not tried, but this way you would end up with exactly the same binaries
> that you provide in a PPA.
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