4.10 Approaching

Kate Feng feng1 at bnl.gov
Thu Oct 1 02:02:32 UTC 2009

Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On 09/30/2009 06:54 PM, Kate Feng wrote:
>> Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>>> On 09/30/2009 05:36 PM, Feng, Kate wrote:
>>>>> This is fixed in 4.4.2 as far as I know.
>>>> I can not find the source for gcc-4.4.2 at
>>>> http://www.rtems.org/ftp/pub/rtems/SOURCES/
>>>> or at
>>>> http://www.rtems.org/ftp/pub/rtems/SOURCES/4.10/
>>>> Any pointer would be highly appreciated.
>>> Sebastian's reply was misleading.
>>> gcc-4.4.2 has not been released.
>>> Ralf
>> Perhaps, should I use gcc-4.4.0-RC ?
> No, the current rtems4.10 gcc is gcc-4.4.1 (The latest official gcc 
> release).
I am not sure what you meant the "current".  gcc-4.4.1 is not posted
under 4.10.
>> How about binutils-2.19.51-20090222.tar.bz2 ? Is it the latest one ?
>> I guess it includes binutils-2.19.1 and all the patches for it, right ?
> No, rtems-4.10 currently is using binutils-2.19.90, the latest 
> snapshot of the upcoming binutils-2.20 (to be released in very near 
> future, not unlikely this week)
>> Please advise.
> Are using home-grown toolchains based on the contents of 
> ftp://ftp.rtems.org/pub/rtems/SOURCES/4.10 ?
> Its contents is a bit outdated, I haven't managed to keep it uptodate, 
> because the rapid development binutils, newlib and gdb currently are 
> subject of kept me busy otherwise (building binary toolchains). (
> Which OS are you using?
I am in the stage of having both RHEL5 and the latest
> May-be the toolchain you need already exists pre-built.
However, I always had to build the binary from source  code just in
case something is missing.  See the patches I sent in 2009 for the

They might not apply to others' applications, but they are important
for my applications, although it could be time consuming to
apply patches, rebuild  and rebuild.
> Ralf

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