4.10 Approaching

Ralf Corsepius ralf.corsepius at rtems.org
Thu Oct 1 04:22:33 UTC 2009

On 10/01/2009 04:02 AM, Kate Feng wrote:
> 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:

>>> 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 Its contents is a bit outdated, I haven't managed to keep it uptodate,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
> Ubuntu.
Compare for my other mail.

I would seriously advise you to use the prebuilt CentOS5 rpms on RHEL5.

On Ubuntu, you can try "alien"ized CentOS rpms.

>> 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
> tools:
> http://www.rtems.com/ml/rtems-users/2009/february/msg00125.html
> http://www.rtems.com/ml/rtems-users/2009/march/msg00003.html
> 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.
Well, you might be aware that these patches of yours are controversal?


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