toolchain - a newbie question

Bernhard Fischer rep.nop at
Tue Nov 21 17:08:38 UTC 2006

On Tue, Nov 21, 2006 at 04:19:53PM +0000, Paul Brook wrote:
>On Tuesday 21 November 2006 09:43, stari pas wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I've built uClibc libraries using gnu cross development tools.
>> Now, the INSTALL file says (under USING uClibc):
>>  "To compile programs with uClibc you will need a complete toolchain
>>   (i.e. binutils, gcc, and uClibc) that was built expressly for use
>>   with uClibc."
>> My interpretation of this is that my original cross tools now need to
>> be rebuilt in order to use uClibc.
>> Is my assumption right?
>Technically there are some shortcuts you can take, but by far the simplest and 
>most reliable solution is to rebuild everything.

Let me add that there is infrastructure that does this for you unless
you want to recompile your whole system by hand.


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