Questions tagged [cross-compilation]

Questions on how to compile software for the Raspberry Pi using other devices.

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No image file after make (3.6 kernel compiling) [closed]

Overview: I wanted to compile 3.6.11+ linux kernel for my raspberry, after the make command, there were no image files in arch/arm/boot. What I've done: 1 Download the linux code from github.com/...
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Is there a Linux From Scratch (LFS) ARM equivalent

I'd like to demonstrate how it's possible to 'bootstrap' up from a near-bare installation of Linux to something useful and productive. The Tiny Core and LFS projects demonstrate this well. However ...
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How to make cross compile development enviroment that can use shared libraries from Pi?

I was able to install toolchain and compile programs that use basic c libs. But that is not really useful when compiling big programs. I've learned that, when cross compiling, compiler will look for ...
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Cross compiling, missing packages

I've set up a cross compile toolchain for raspberry pi and I can compile basic helloworld and run it on raspberry. I'm stuck at compiling some open-source programs as ./configure is complaining about ...
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Raspbian source code

I´m using Raspbian on RaspBerry Pi and it´s working ok, but now I want to modify the distro according to my needs. I know the source for the kernel is found in kernel.org, but I haven't been able to ...
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How to fix build error when building Linaro GCC crosscompiler crossstool-ng-1.17.0?

Crosstool-ng-1.17.0 build-fails-on-ubuntu-12-04.I am getting the below error when i am trying to build crosstool-ng-1.17.0. Please help me to fix the issue. shiny@ubuntu:~/crosstool-ng-1.17.0$ ./ct-...
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How do I install node.js if my package manager doesn't include it?

Node.js, server side javascript sitting on top of Google's v8 engine, is not available for install from the Debian squeeze's default repositories and doesn't easily compile for ARM. Are there any ...
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How do I install distcc?

I have read How to build a GCC 4.7 toolchain for cross-compiling? and have successfully built a simple test program that works on my RPi. To do this, I had to run arm-unknown-linux-gnueabi-gcc hello....
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raspberry pi booting failed on custom kernel [closed]

hello I have compiled my custom kernel and pack initramfs into it. I have created two partition fat32 and ext3. fat32 contains bootloaders and kernel and ext3 contains rootfs. I have made a raw disk ...
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How do you build Open CV programs for raspberry pi using a cross compiler?

I have a cross compiler that allows me to compile code on Mac OS x 10.7 and produce binaries for the Raspberry Pi. Compiling simple "helloworld.cpp" programs works like this: /usr/bin/raspi-g++/...
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Can I run hardfp software on a softfp kernel?

How to build a GCC 4.7 toolchain for cross-compiling? explains how to build a cross-compiling GCC and advises choosing softfp, but I understand that hardfp would be much faster. Will software ...

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