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From: Thomas Fuller <>
To: Davide Viti <>
Subject: Re: Compiling for old system
Date: Fri, 28 May 2021 08:18:33 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Can you use WSL and use your working Linux build there?

On Thu, May 27, 2021, 2:04 PM Davide Viti via crossgcc <> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm trying to create a toolchain targeting an old powerpc system running
> kernel 2.6.18 and libc 2.5. The toolchain has to be used on a windows
> machine.
> I've tried different combinations on Linux and ctng 1.5.2 fits all my
> needs.
> I've then tried to build the same on Windows, using cygwin, but compilation
> fails at "Installing shared core C compiler" [1]
> The config is available at [2]
> The compilation process on cygwin is extremely slow: I've managed to enable
> the experimental feature and restart the build from the last failure, but
> it still i very slow, especially if compared with Linux builds: I've tried
> to do a canadian cross, but it's too much for my newbie skills: if anyone
> would be willing to give me some advices, It'd be great to do that!
> thank you in advance
> Davide
> [1]
> [2]
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  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-28 15:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-27 21:03 Davide Viti
2021-05-28 15:18 ` Thomas Fuller [this message]
2021-05-28 16:33   ` Bottom Post
2021-05-28 21:44     ` zinosat
2021-05-28 16:56 ` David Brown
2021-05-28 21:50   ` zinosat

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