where are patch files for binutils 2.18 to build RTEMS 4.9.3?

Ralf Corsepius ralf.corsepius at rtems.org
Fri Jan 29 05:21:30 UTC 2010

On 01/29/2010 05:58 AM, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On 01/29/2010 01:00 AM, Chris Johns wrote:
>> mike wrote:
>>> Just saw that all the patch for binutils 2.18/rtems 4.9 were removed.
>>> Should I use binutils 2.19 and patch for binutil 2.19/rtems 4.10, even
>>> though I'm going to build for rtems 4.9.3?
>> Not sure. Ralf will be around soon'ish and he should be able to give you
>> an answer.
> Well, I don't know why the OP is looking for binutils-2.18.
> Our rtems-4.9 toolchains use binutils-2.19 for quite a while, while the
> rtems-4.10 toolchains try to follow upstream releases as close as
> possible (currently binutils-2.20 and likely soon 2.20.1)
> My recommendation:
> If you really need to build the toolchains yourselves, use the latest
> patches to be found in contrib/crossrpms/patches on the corresponding
> rtems-branch (rtems-4-8-branch, rtems-4-9-branch, HEAD) in CVS.
> Normally (I occassionally forget to copy them) they can also be found in
> ftp://ftp.rtems.org/pub/rtems/SOURCES/<rtems-version>
> They are not part of the tarball, because these patches
> a) are GPL'ed
> b) occassionally, fairly frequently change
> BTW: Our rtems-4.9 binutils currently require use a patch,
Sorry, misleading typo, was meant to be "don't require a patch"

> i.e. there is no binutils-2.19-rtems4.9*diff, vanilla FSF sources should
> work out of the box.
> Ralf
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