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Re: Unable to install package gcc-4.7-arm-linux-gnueabi

+++ Andreas Schaefer [2015-01-04 00:21 +0100]:
> Hello.
> I try to setup a debian wheezy machine to cross compile a debian system for arm.
> I’m having trouble to get packages installed. If i’m wrong here at the mailing list please let me now.

This is the right place to ask. 

> Next i try to install gcc-4.7 for arm. I’m doing this like;
>   apt-get install gcc-4.7-arm-linux-gnueabi
> Which ends up in 
>  gcc-4.7-arm-linux-gnueabi : Depends: libgomp1-armel-cross (>= 4.7.2-5) but it is not going to be installed
> I guess ‘wheezy’ is stable so i should not get package problems like they may appear in testing or unstable.
> What am i doing wrong?

Nothing. The emdebian toolchain collection for wheezy was never quite
right, as you have discovered. 

> Do i have to build 4.8 from sources using an installed gcc-4.7?

You can use any other suite (squeeze, jessie, unstable) and we have
installabe cross-toolchains for those. But wheezy is broken right now.

Building your own with buildcross (from experimentla) is one way to
solve this, but I tried this recently (in an attempt to fix the above
problem), and something or other didn't work. I forget quite what.

So the short version is that we do not have a good answer for
this. Sorry. Try building your own: 


Principal hats:  Linaro, Debian, Wookware, ARM

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