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Subject: Re: Using gcc 4.4.0 to compile Rockbox

Re: Using gcc 4.4.0 to compile Rockbox

From: Thomas Martitz <>
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 14:39:17 +0100

Mark Allums schrieb:
> For the fun of it, I created a cross-compiler based on a developer
> snapshot of gcc. It is a successor to 4.3.3, essentially an early
> 4.4.0. I am aware that versions other than 4.0.3 don't work well.
> I thought you might like a bit of a report.
> The development environment is hosted on a Debian Sid system.
> I used the 4.3.3+something gcc to create a portal-player ARM firmware
> for the Sansa e200.
> It is based on version r20089-090223 of Rockbox
> I got the source for GCC through svn from an official GNU mirror. I
> did not record the release version. It is a quite recent snapshot,
> though.

Did you apply patches to gcc before compiling? applies 1
or 2 patches, which should also applied to your early 4.4.0 version I think.
Received on 2009-02-24

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