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From: Gary Thomas <>
To: John Dallaway <>
Cc: eCos Maintainers <>
Subject: Re: Downloading prebuilt tools
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2009 14:09:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

John Dallaway wrote:
> Hi Gary
> Gary Thomas wrote:
>> Looking at the "Downloading and Installing eCos" page (aka
>> "Getting Started"):,
>> I see offers of a wide set of prebuilt toolchains, but no
>> links to help download them.  I think this would be useful to
>> add to the table of supported platforms.  For example (take
>> my case) where one has downloaded eCos for a particular environment
>> and now wants to test it on another, there's no clear way to
>> go fetch the tools...
> I assume you're aware that the ecos-install.tcl script will fetch the
> pre-built tools. To be clear, are you saying that this is not as obvious
> as it should be, or that the "tools only" switch should be advertised,
> or that it would be useful to have a direct link to the ftp site for
> people who don't want to use the installer?

The latter.  In particular, what if someone (like me) already
has the source repository, but only wants new tools?  There's
no way to figure out where they are, other than running through
the ecos-install.tcl script.

Gary Thomas                 |  Consulting for the
MLB Associates              |    Embedded world

      reply	other threads:[~2009-02-23 14:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-02-23 13:07 Gary Thomas
2009-02-23 13:55 ` John Dallaway
2009-02-23 14:09   ` Gary Thomas [this message]

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