Strategy for packaging an ARM Cortex-M toolchain

Brendan Conoboy blc at redhat.com
Sat May 26 15:58:28 UTC 2012


On 05/25/2012 08:27 PM, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>> Why have more than one gcc or binutils for arm-eabi at all? Just add
>> multilibs for the extra variants of interest. You can even split the
>> multilibs out into subpackages if it matters.
>
> This is simply not true. A gcc targeting glibc/linux is entirely
> different from a GCC targetting newlib and entirely different from a GCC
> targetting another OS.

Exactly.  There only needs to be one for newlib arm-eabi- it doesn't 
need to be Cortex-M specific.  There only needs to be one for 
arm-linux-gneabi.   Having arm-gp2x-linux is more specific than necessary.

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Brendan Conoboy / Red Hat, Inc. / blc at redhat.com


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