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Re: glibc based toolchain for mips

To: Kumba <>
Subject: Re: glibc based toolchain for mips
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2005 10:05:30 +0200 (CEST)
Cc: Prashant Viswanathan <>, Linux/MIPS Development <>
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Original-recipient: rfc822;
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On Fri, 24 Jun 2005, Kumba wrote:
> Prashant Viswanathan wrote:
> > Thanks. But what I am really looking for is to cross-compile on a Linux i386
> > host. I think the SDE from MIPS can be customized to do this. But I am not
> > sure on how to proceed. Perhaps somebody can point me in the right
> > direction...
> If you have an x86 box running Gentoo, there's the `sys-devel/crossdev`
> package for generating a wide variety of cross-compilers.  If you're running
> another distribution, you'll want to check out Dan Kegel's `crosstool` package
> at:

And if you're using Debian, apt-get install toolchain-source. But this is
limited to one version, right now gcc 3.4.3 and binutils 2.15. If you need a
different version, fall back to crosstool.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
                                                            -- Linus Torvalds

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