[Buildroot] [PATCHv2] toolchain-external: add new Microblaze toolchains
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
Committed to next, thanks.
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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