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Subject: Re: Using gcc 4.4.0 to compile Rockbox

Re: Using gcc 4.4.0 to compile Rockbox

From: Mark Allums <>
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 09:52:59 -0600

Thomas Martitz wrote:
> 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.

I did not apply any patches. I can do it over if I need to. The
patches might not work (might fail to apply) and I would need to edit
the source directly, which I am reluctant to do.

MArk Allums
Received on 2009-02-24

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