[uClibc] uClibc targeted Toolchain for MIPS.
Manuel Novoa III
mjn3 at codepoet.org
Tue Aug 17 15:16:05 UTC 2004
On Tue, Aug 17, 2004 at 12:32:56PM -0700, Sadiq Shaikh wrote:
> I took toolchain from above mentioned link. I could build
> cross tool for MIPS on i686 host machine.I have following querie
> 1) gcc-3.3.x uses kernel headers 2.4.25, linux kernel i'm using is 2.4.18
> will this cause any problem when i use toolchain to build my kernel and
> application ?
It's possible. I've never compared them. You could put together your
own set of kernel headers to be sure.
> 2) My platform is MIPS (lexra lx4189) if i want to tell compiler about
> platform specific
> options( -mcpu=lx4189 and -msoft-mult-div ) how do i tell it ? fresh
> toolchain i
> build gives me error " invalid option" when i tried to use it.
I don't think lx4189 is a valid setting for mcpu in the stock
> 3) I have built toolchain by specifying to take uclibc snapshot. Will this
> have all
> fixes w/respect to dynamic loader, shared library and pthread.utimately i
> want to
> use uclibc with shared library support and pthread support.
Yes. But remember to remove sources/dl/uClibc-snapshot.tar.bz2 if you
rebuild. The makefiles only do a download if the file isn't there.
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