GCC Version Questions

Ralf Corsepius ralf.corsepius at rtems.org
Fri Apr 27 09:30:26 UTC 2012

On 04/27/2012 11:14 AM, Chris Johns wrote:
> 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.

Exactly this is what upstream GCC does not want.

They _killed_  all 'arm' targets and are _forcing_
all targets to match with 'arm*-*-*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 ?
No. It's there.

It's the arm-rtemseabi4.11 toolchain.

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

Look again, they are there:


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