[Buildroot] [PATCHv2] toolchain-external: add new Microblaze toolchains

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Fri Feb 22 23:13:29 UTC 2013

>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> writes:

 Thomas> The existing Microblaze toolchains that we have have the annoying
 Thomas> property of being based on a very old glibc version: 2.3.6. Xilinx
 Thomas> provides newer toolchains with glibc 2.14, generated by Crosstool-NG,
 Thomas> but they are only available as part of a huge Git repository that
 Thomas> contains the gcc, Linux, binutils, glibc sources unpacked (4.4 GB
 Thomas> total), which makes is very unpractical.

 Thomas> I contacted the Xilinx person who did those toolchains, but they
 Thomas> apparently didn't intend to change that anytime soon.

 Thomas> So, we have created a tarball for those toolchains, adding a
 Thomas> README.txt file in the tarball that points back to the original
 Thomas> location that contains the source code for them. Those tarballs are
 Thomas> hosted on sources.buildroot.net.

 Thomas> This commit then adds support for those two new external toolchains,
 Thomas> one for little endian Microblaze, another one for big endian
 Thomas> Microblaze.

Committed to next, thanks.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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