Linux distribution

gregory.menke at gregory.menke at
Wed Nov 13 18:34:12 UTC 2002

Michael P. Collins writes:
 > Silverio wrote:
 > > What is the best (another version, another type eg:SUSE, MANDRAKE) ?
 >   Others have mentioned some distributions besides Red Hat.  I've done
 > a fair amount of RTEMS development using Debian over the past several
 > years.  Although I generally build everything from source, I did some
 > testing of the ".deb" packages Joel's team created for 4.5.0 and
 > encountered no significant problems.
 >   Choice of Linux distribution shouldn't be a big issue, provided you
 > follow the instructions regarding where files should reside and how
 > your search path is configured.

We compile and use both rtems and the full gcc/binutils/newlib chain
on Solaris 8, Solaris 9, Debian and Redhat 7.x on x86, Debian on
PowerPC and cygwin on NT & Win98.


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