Tool Installation for 4.7?
mickd at goanna.iinet.net.au
Tue Dec 19 12:49:54 UTC 2006
Robert S. Grimes wrote:
> Thanks Mick, I'll try those. BTW, I assume you mean the .diff are
> patches that need to be applied, right? For example, I need to patch
> gcc-4.1.1 with the file gcc-core-4.1.1-rtems-20060720.diff.
Yes, though I just noticed the FTP site has newer patches.
> FWIW, I attempted to install the msys tools, but they didn't seem to
> work. Because I'm developing for the Xilinx Virtex-4 FPGA with
> embedded PowerPC, and they provide a Cygwin-based setup, I decided to
> stick with Cygwin. Plus, I'm comfortable with it already.
Thats a good reason. I was tired of the large and changeable install,
because I support other engineers. Swapping to msys was also an easy way
to have two tool chains installed. Have you seen:
> Of course, if I could have gotten the Xilinx USB programming cable to
> work under Linux...
> Mick Davis wrote:
>> We converted over to msys for 220.127.116.11, but the tool versions we use
>> (from source in our case) should be the same. For our coldfire target
>> they were:
>> binutils-2.17 (binutils-2.17-rtems-20060711.diff)
>> gcc-4.1.1 (gcc-core-4.1.1-rtems-20060720.diff)
>> newlib-1.14.0 (newlib-1.14.0-rtems-20060707.diff)
>> Robert S. Grimes wrote:
>>> Got some questions regarding the correct tools to install for 4.7
>>> branch. According to the rtems-4.7/index.html, they are
>>> gcc 4.0.1
>>> gdb 6.3
>>> The "Getting Started..." manual says:
>>> gcc- [blank]
>>> newlib- [blank]
>>> No mention in either place about newlib.
>>> Couldn't find anything relevant in mailing list archives.
>>> BTW, I'm trying to install on Cygwin, so RPMs are out.
>>> rtems-users mailing list
>>> rtems-users at rtems.com
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