[fpc-devel] How to build Win32 FPC compiler for linux-arm devices?

Vincent Snijders vsnijders at quicknet.nl
Wed Jan 31 00:03:42 CET 2007

Daniël Mantione schreef:
> Op Tue, 30 Jan 2007, schreef Vincent Snijders:
>> Daniël Mantione schreef:
>>> Op Mon, 29 Jan 2007, schreef Michael Schnell:
>>>> For compiling for ARM a cross compiler is necessary anyway,
>>> Yes, but, the big difference is that the ARM cross compiler for Linux is
>>> an official FPC release and therefore useable without digging into the
>>> compiler build process. Simply download 2.0.4 for ARM and ready you are.
>>> There is one big thing I forgot totally forget about in my original
>>> e-mail: Francesco Lombardi did build and upload a Win32 -> ARM Linux
>>> crosscompiler snapshot sime time ago:
>>> ftp://ftp.freepascal.org/pub/fpc/snapshot/v21/arm-linux
>> What is the best way to let the compiler find the arm-linux shared libraries
>> that it needs for linking?
> Don't use shared libraries :) Seriously, I don't know, this totally 
> depends on the exact ARM device. A Thecus like Florian uses will likely 
> run a glibc system, but a more limited device like the GP2x will likely 
> use an embedded libc, uclibc is very common on ARM devices. An uclibc 
> distribution in a directory could be a good approac.

For example in c:\fpc\2.1.1\lib\arm-linux ?


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