[ELDK] Ubuntu 12.04 and ELDK 4.1

Niclas Lindgren niclas.lindgren at gmail.com
Fri Aug 17 11:56:15 CEST 2012

Hello Stefano!

> >
> > The best thing would probably be to recompile the compiler with the
> > same cross tool settings under Ubuntu 12.04, which I might try later,
> This could be a very time intensive task. Up to ELDK-4.2, we use a virtual
> machine under Red Hat 7.3 (very old) to produce the whole distro. This
> ELDK working on a lot of distros for a long time, but I know it cannot be
> produced clean with new distros.

I would only have to rebuild the compiler itself, not the libs or any
packages though, those I could use form the standard ELDK tree. As I believe
if the compiler is just linked against the latest libc properly it should
work. Although I could of course run into issue with compiling against a new
host, the gcc in ELDK 4.2 is however a lot better than the one a few
versions back, so there is hope.

Best would of course be to understand why this is happening and "fix"
Ubuntu.. But I am at a loss at the moment, without being able to change the


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