GCC Version Questions

Chris Johns chrisj at rtems.org
Fri Apr 27 09:14:02 UTC 2012

On 27/04/12 11:22 AM, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>> And why is arm-rtems NOT eabi yet?
> ?!?
> As mentioned several times before, with GCC-4.7.0, Upstream GCC
> abandoned all "arm" targets and now is only supporting "arm-*eabi*" target.

How does this relate ? The 4.6 compiler can be EABI. I would like to see 
the arm-eabi tools to go away and ARM default to EABI.

> I.e. arm-rtems4.11 _temporarily_ will have to stay with gcc-4.6.x and
> will be abandoned and be permanently replaced with arm-rtemseabi4.11 at
> some point in future.

Is there a problem building a gcc 4.7 ARM EABI compiler ?

Also I tied to build the crossrpm spec files from git and arm-eabi specs 
where not generated. Should they ?


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