[fpc-devel] How to build Win32 FPC compiler for linux-arm devices?
daniel.mantione at freepascal.org
Sat Jan 27 13:40:18 CET 2007
Op Thu, 25 Jan 2007, schreef Paul Nicholls:
> Hi all,
> I would like to try and rebuild FPC to create a Win32 cross-compiler to
> create linux-arm programs so I can see if I can develop for the GP2X
> handheld linux computer.
> I have seen various posts around the net on cross-compiling and building
> cross-compilers and am totally confused :(
Building cross-compiler is not a user friendly job.
> Does anyone have a step-by-step guide to building a cross compiler that will
> run under Windows to make linux-arm programs?
No, this does not exist.
> I know where to get the FPC source and the linux-arm cross compiler from the
> freepascal site, but am totally stumped as to where to go next.
I recommend installing Linux on your desktop computer, which costs you
much less time to accomplish than building a cross-compiler. If you still need a
cross-compiler, please read the buildfaq, and check out the forums, there
is enough info about this topic available.
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