[U-Boot-Users] Linking U-boot with Newlib

nico nico.inc at gmail.com
Sat Mar 11 11:56:51 CET 2006

For sure this code is very low level, but I want to use some special
IO features that Arm provided in a version of Newlib. Those special
features are mainly used for Semihosting, or platform emulation when
you emulate an Arm based hardware using the standard IO of the host to

I managed to implement some of the serial_getc, puts and so on in the
board specific files but it`s not the same level of interoperability
as with library linked software...

On 3/11/06, Wolfgang Denk <wd at denx.de> wrote:
> In message <c37bda080603101657p1446c47aqd8923a72443aadac at mail.gmail.com> you wrote:
> >
> > I`ve been trying to link U-boot 1.1.4 with the Newlib C library
> May I ask why you would want to do this?
> > instead of the buildin fonctions for IOs and... I`m running
> > desperately into troubles, I tried to avoid multiple definitions but
> > it is still not resolving all the symbols...
> That is only to be expected. This code is very low-level and  not  at
> all the same as a user space library.
> > Is there options in the build process for doing so ?
> No, and I don't see any need for it.  Maybe  you  can  explain  which
> problem you're trying to solve.
> Best regards,
> Wolfgang Denk
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