[Buildroot] [Bug 4399] Unable to use Ubuntu 11.10 arm cross compiler

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Sun Oct 30 20:27:21 UTC 2011


https://bugs.busybox.net/show_bug.cgi?id=4399

Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |INVALID

--- Comment #2 from Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> 2011-10-30 20:27:21 UTC ---
I had the same problem trying to use the Ubuntu ARM cross-compiler.
Unfortunately, while it allows to go a bit further, it doesn't fix the fact
that the Ubuntu ARM cross-compiler is not a *pure* toolchain: it contains many
more libraries and utilities compiled for the target than a normal toolchain,
and this doesn't play well with build systems, including Buildroot.

For that reason, we do not support building with the Ubuntu ARM cross-compiler
at the moment. Either build your toolchain with Buildroot or Crosstool-NG, or
get a pre-compiled one from CodeSourcery (which offers pure toolchains).

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