which toolchain & distro ?

Michele Brocco ssj2micvm at gmail.com
Mon Dec 20 20:11:05 CET 2010

On 12/20/10, Al Johnson <openmoko at mazikeen.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> On Sunday 19 December 2010, sohail abbasi wrote:
>> Hi all ,
>> please suggest me which toolchain from armv4t,v6,7a,v6-novfp from
>> http://buildhost.shr-project.org/shr-unstable/sdk/ should i use ? I have
>> ubuntu-8 server on x86 and want to cross compile application for my Neo
>> Free runner , running SHR. Also which SHR distro i should use ,testing or
>> unstable ?
>> I would be grateful.
> Freerunner is armv4t. The others are for more recent handsets like the HTC
> Dream, Palm Pre and n900.
> Testing or unstable is really your choice. Testing is intended not to have
> major bugs, and not to introduce them, but won't get bug fixes as quickly.
> Unstable may break when you update it, but will have the most recent
> features
> and bug fixes. Which would you prefer?
additionally you should check if the toolchains in the repository (64
bit) can be used in your x86 system. if not, some toolchain feature
such as opkg-target won't work and you will have to build your own in
case you need them (from my point of view very useful)

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