gcc cross-compiler

Yao Qi yao.qi at linaro.org
Thu Jul 15 08:14:55 BST 2010

Loïc Minier wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 14, 2010, Yao Qi wrote:
>> I notice that linaro-gcc is a native compiler on ARM, when I go through 
>> linaro gcc bugs on launchpad.  When we fix bugs, shall we configure gcc 
>> as a native compiler on ARM directly, or configure gcc as a cross 
>> compiler on i386 box?  Former needs extra hardware boards, while latter 
>> needs some cross compiling setting.  I'd like to know how do you do that?
>  Both are valid development models; Ubuntu uses native builds, we should
>  keep it in mind if we work on Ubuntu bugs and we can't reproduce with a
>  cross-compiler.

Thanks for the clarification.  Any ARM box I can have a try?

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