Sebastian Huber sebastian.huber at embedded-brains.de
Wed Aug 7 11:07:58 UTC 2013

Hello Simon,

you can use the RTEMS Source Builder (RSB) for this:


I normally build the MinGW tools on Linux.

The MinGW tools from here should work:


These tools however use an outdated Newlib which doesn't contain some bug fixes 
included in the RSB version.

On 2013-08-07 09:36, Simon Williams wrote:
> I wonder if anyone can help with a problem I've got building RTEMS on Windows.
> I have installed MinGW and the RTEMS MinGW toolchain for Arm from the RTEMS
> ftp site. I then cloned the git repository ran bootstrap and configure without
> any problem. When I come to build however, I get an error telling me that the
> compiler is broken. Doing gcc -v --version confirms the issue. It is caused by
> cc1 encountering an architecture mismatch. I tried to rebuild the toolchain
> from the sources on the ftp site, but configure appears to be mangling the
> arm-rtems4.11 target to arm-unknown-rtems4.11, which appears from research I've
> done to be an old issue!
> My thought is that building a native toolchain from the RTEMS tools source
> first and then using the result to build the Arm toolchain may resolve the
> issue, but, given the time it will take, I wanted to get some sort of
> reassurance I wasn't wasting my time.
> I am restricted to using Windows for my development environment as .Net
> development is what pays the bills!
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