blackfin toolchain build question

Carmelo AMOROSO carmelo.amoroso at
Tue Jun 3 07:46:18 UTC 2008

Denys Vlasenko wrote:
> Hi,
> I successfully built bfin-linux-uclibc toolchain
> (binutils+gcc) using binutils and gcc trees from
> svn://
> I already had quite a few toolchains on my machine
> and I have a preferred way to build one.
> Therefore I did not use canned scripts from svn
> but followed my own procedure, as a more familiar one for me.
> Basically, it involves building cross-compiled binutils,
> installing it, then building and installing gcc,
> then doing the same for libc.
> Trying to build gcc doesn't work, it needs usable $TARGET-ld.
> I observed the following peculiarity: binutils apparently
> tried to build newlib, and that requires $TARGET-cc!
Hi Denys,
cross-binutils can be built from scratch without requiring any 
TARGET-xxx tools,
while cross-gcc needs proper cross-binutils.
So probably you are misconfiguring bintuils... os something strange is 
I never had problem with this, and I don't use buildroot.


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