CHOST for j820?
Tue Aug 9 20:13:03 CEST 2005
>On 08/08/05, Ian Jordan <email@example.com> wrote:
>>After breaking my last device I've reordered a second
>You're a masochist, aren't you? You certainly know that an old
>second-hand Toshiba or Sony subnotebook would be a more powerful and
>cheaper machine, don't you?
>>and began to setup
>>a joranda based distro but for the life of me I can't remember if the
>>CHOST should be set to arm-unknown-Linux-uclibc or
>>armv4l-unknown-Linux-clibc any help would be apreacited and hopfully I
>>can post some of this stuff on the wiki to help others do the same
>What's the CHOST??? If you mean the name used by gcc to identify the
>platform, you can use anything you like, as long as you're consistent
>all over the distribution.
>If you can get all the programs you want to compile with it, I suggest
>uclibc rather than glibc. And if you use uclibc, you might as well
>reuse whichever name is produced by the toolchain produced from our
>bootimage CVS. Actually, if you're into uclibc, you might even want to
>hack the uclibc buildroot from our CVS to produce your distribution.
>If you do, please then try to provide intermediate targets that only
>compile what's strictly needed for the bootimage.
>[ François-René ÐVB Rideau | Reflection&Cybernethics | http://fare.tunes.org ]
>Arbitrary limits to programs are evil,
>particularly when they go either enforced or unenforced.
Yeah the CHOST is for gcc and I was using Gentoo to build the system as
I could optimize it for the hardware and seeing we all use the same
hardware it would be fast and easy to transfer to the group, but I will
look at some other options and see where it takes me.
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