From: Sergey Nik (saniku_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-09 01:25:46
Thank you, for your clear answer.
On Nov 9, 2007 3:14 PM, Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Sergey Nik wrote:
> > Volodya,
> > Yes. I _don't know what the exact platform behavior is_.
> > I suspect you should know more about as an expert in build tools.
> > What I know exactly that when you build cross-tool for specific
> > platform, you also build the bintools for that platform.
> > And when you run "ar" from command line the following output can be seen:
> > example for Mgw
> > ar: supported targets: pe-i386 pei-i386 elf32-i386 elf32-little
> > elf32-big srec symbolsrec tekhex binary ihex
> > example for arm-linux
> > arm-linux-ar: supported targets: elf32-littlearm elf32-bigarm
> > elf32-little elf32-big srec symbolsrec tekhex binary ihex
> Sure... But the logic that gcc.jam uses to determine which "ar" to use
> goes something like this:
> 1. Use the ar program specified in the <archiver> option.
> 2. Use the "ar" program in the bin directory of the given g++.
> 3. Use the "ar" program in the system search path.
> So if you use the common cross-compile setup of building binutils into a
> tree localized for the specific target machine, i.e. in which you would
> have a bin/ar and bin/g++, BBv2 would automatically work with a simple:
> using gcc : : /path/to/arm-linux-cross-gcc/bin/g++ ;
> Anything other than that requires that you tell BBv2 what the
> non-standard name for the various programs is. As anything else would
> require reading the users mind. And sadly, we don't have access to that
> kind of hardware and software.
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