I'm confused about pre-built cross-compiling tool-chains
for building the MIPS-Linux kernel. (Please note my
question is confined to building the kernel, cross.)
My Host is x86 running Linux. My Target is an embedded
SoC using the 4KSd core, and is little-endian.
Linux (of the 2.6.20 vintage) has been ported to the SoC,
using mipsel-sdelinux-V6.04.00-4 to compile the kernel.
The development system also includes 5.03 SDE-Lite,
albeit I'm not too clear what that's used for: I know
the debugger, sde-gdb, is used with the FS2 EJTAG Probe,
but am uncertain if anything else is actually used ....
Anyways, that's all getting a bit old. Hence, in time,
the kernel will be up-reved (to at least 2.6.24).
I also want to use later toolchain(s?), and I am currently
trying to work out what's what, with the goal (if possible)
of using them to built the current (2.6.20-ish kernel).
page is rather confusing, talking first about SDE 6.x,
and then jumping into a discussion of cross tool-chains.
Whilst I assume I can use the most recent mipsel-linux
(mipsel-sdelinux-v6.05.00-4) to built the kernel, is it
possible to use the most recent SDE-Lite (v6.06.01) to
build the Linux kernel? If so, what do I need to tweak
so `sde-gcc' (with appropriate magic) is used instead of
`mipsel-linux-gcc' (with whatever magic it's using)?
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