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Re: Installation of Emdebian cross development tools on a Ubuntu host


2011/4/17 Patrick Doyle <wpdster@gmail.com>:
> What is the recommended/proper way to install the Emdebian cross
> development tools on a Ubuntu host?

Ubuntu is shipping its own toolchain version for armel, Marcin creates them.

> I found http://lists.debian.org/debian-embedded/2011/04/msg00056.html
> (which I just realized was posted only 4 days ago) where the OP has
> encountered the same problem installing the MIPS toolchain as I have
> encountered in attempting to install the armel toolchain, namely:
>  cpp-4.4-arm-linux-gnueabi: Depends: libmpfr4 which is a virtual package.
>  G++-4.4-arm-linux-gnueabi: Depends: libmpfr4 which is a virtual package.

It is libmpfr4 not found on standard Ubuntu?

> I have found a few miscellaneous web pages that suggest that:
> $ sudo aptitude install linux-libc-dev-armel-cross libc6-armel-cross
> libc6-dev-armel-cross binutils-arm-linux-gnueabi
> gcc-4.4-arm-linux-gnueabi g++-4.4-arm-linux-gnueabi
> should just work out of the box, so I'm thinking that something must
> have changed recently.

That should work out of the box in Debian/Squeeze

> Any tips?


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