[Buildroot] Building external i586 ARM cross toolchain on x64 Linux

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Tue Aug 10 18:25:56 UTC 2010

On Mon, 9 Aug 2010 14:37:47 +0000 (UTC)
Grant Edwards <grant.b.edwards at gmail.com> wrote:

> If what you want to do is use Buildroot on architecture A to build a
> compiler to run on architecture B for for a target with architecture
> C, then that's called a "Canadian Cross", and I don't think buildroot
> will do that (unless there's some special case in gcc/binutils for the
> IA32 and AMD64 architectures).

Yes, we don't support Canadian Cross builds in Buildroot.


Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
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