Re: debian/dists/stable/main/binary-i386/devel/binutils-mipsel-linux.deb,gcc-mipsel-linux.deb, etc.
I know about the MontaVista rpms, but I am looking for something for Debian
and also something a little more "vendor neutral".
----- Original Message -----
From: "Pete Popov" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Bradley D. LaRonde" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, August 06, 2001 7:57 PM
> Bradley D. LaRonde wrote:
> > The reason why I ask is that I've spent a lot of time trying to build a
> > 3.0 / glibc 2.2.3 mipsel cross-toolchain and I am still not done. But,
> > building toolchains isn't what I want to spend my time doing. I think
> > must be more people like me that just want to cross-build their apps.
> > every one of us spend time building our own toolchains? Seems like a
> > of time. The learning curve is steep enough, not to mention the
> > time wasted in mistakes.
> > In the past I've simply used toolchains built by other people. I would
> > to continue this tradition. :-)
> So why not download the MontaVista MIPS Journeyman CD and install the
> cross toolchain? All of the mvista packages are cross built and the
> cross toolchain is quite up to date. The Journeyman CD includes the
> native toolchain as well, for those who insist on natively building
> packages. Using the cross tools you can rebuild the mvista packages
> easily from the source rpms. Doing that on a 1.2G x86 cpu sure beats an
> old 100MHz 4400.
> I'm not sure why so many people are trying to build their own cross
> toolchain when someone else has already done it.