[Buildroot] Recommended cross toolchain for ARM

Tim Nelson tnelson at rockbochs.com
Tue Jul 23 20:33:28 UTC 2013


----- Original Message -----
> Hi,
> 
> Do you guys have a suggested cross toolchain?  I want to use glibc
> instead of uclibc, so in the buildroot default supported options, it
> left only Sourcery CodeBench (SCB).  But SCB seems not a very
> completed
> toolchain, when I use it to compile some of my applications, I found
> it
> missed with some definitions (such as RLIM_*) which should normally
> appear in a standard header file.
> 
> Then I tried, Linaro, but it seems that it do not well support my
> armv5t
> core. Anyway, I run with errors after configured it with buildroot.
> 
> So, is there a free ARM cross toolchains which is in one hand
> workable
> with buidroot and on the other hand contains all the necessary things
> that normally required to build applications.
> 
> Thanks in advance!
> 

I've had good luck with building my own using crosstool-ng[1].

--Tim

[1] http://crosstool-ng.org/


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