[gccsdk] GCC 3.4.6 and Softfloat

David Brown david.brown at eu.citrix.com
Tue Jan 16 04:42:23 PST 2007


Nick Burrett wrote: 
> I think I'd invest time the other way around and ensure you can get a 
> build of GCC 4.1 with soft-float support.  There would be a few fixes 
> required for GCCSDK 3.4.6.  You'd want to backport the ARM float
library 
> from GCC 4.1, because it is many times faster than in 3.4.6.  You
could 
> expect soft-float code to be quite slow in 3.4.6.

Yeah, to be honest I've pretty much decided to move to GCC4.1 instead
despite it's work in progress status.  An as it's only available as a
cross compiler it'll give me the incentive to get Q2 building in a unix
environment which will probably save me a lot of time in the long run.

Cheers,

Dave




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