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Re: What toolchain for vr4181

To: Jørg Ulrich Hansen <jh@hansen-telecom.dk>
Subject: Re: What toolchain for vr4181
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2003 10:30:57 +0200 (MEST)
Cc: Linux-Mips <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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On Wed, 8 Oct 2003, [iso-8859-1] Jørg Ulrich Hansen wrote:
> I am about to start porting Linux to my hardware with an vr4181 processor.
> The hardware is very close to the osprey architecture. Now my problem is
> what toolchain to use.
> I could do with an up to date opinion.
> 
> ? gcc-2.95.3
> ? gcc-2.95.4
> ? egcs-1.1.2
> ? gcc-3.2
> ? binutils 2.13
> ? glibc 2.2.5
> ? Any patches
> ? http://www.ltc.com/~brad/mips/mips-cross-toolchain/index.html
> ? http://kegel.com/crosstool/
> 
> Where is a good starting point for a toolchain that will build and work?
> I would prefere to build it my self because at a later state I might build
> it under cygwin. But a prebuild does also have interest.

At work we use plain binutils 2.13.2.1 and gcc 3.2.2, which we build ourselves
(host is Solaris/SPARC).

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                                                Geert

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