[Buildroot] Build instructions for ARM big-endian BE-8 target

Gopu Subramanian sgopu at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 5 08:58:08 UTC 2009

I am trying to build big-endian tool chain for ARM v6 architecture (ARM 11MPCore) and it should BE-8 format. In BE-8, instructions should be in little-endian. I want the instructions for BE-8 toolchain.

I hope this helps.


--- On Fri, 5/6/09, Peter Korsgaard <jacmet at uclibc.org> wrote:

> From: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet at uclibc.org>
> Subject: Re: [Buildroot] Build instructions for ARM big-endian BE-8 target
> To: "Paul Archer" <ptarcher at gmail.com>
> Cc: "Peter Korsgaard" <jacmet at uclibc.org>, sgopu at yahoo.com, buildroot at busybox.net
> Date: Friday, 5 June, 2009, 2:05 PM
> >>>>> "Paul" == Paul
> Archer <ptarcher at gmail.com>
> writes:
>  Paul> I guess
>  Paul> BE-8 = Big Endian 8 bit instructions
>  Paul> BE-32 = Big Endian 32 bit instructions...
> That doesn't make much sense. ARM instructions are 32bit
> (except for
> thumb) and you cannot talk about endianess on byte values.
> -- 
> Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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