Linaro Toolchain Binaries 2012.01

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Linaro Toolchain Binaries
Michael Hope
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Release notes 

The Linaro Toolchain Working Group is pleased to announce the release of the Linaro Toolchain Binaries, a pre-built version of Linaro GCC and Linaro GDB that runs on generic Linux or Windows and targets the glibc Linaro Evaluation Build.

This is the first release. Releases will be made each month shortly after the corresponding source release.

Uses include:
 * Cross compiling ARM applications from your laptop
 * Remote debugging
 * Build the Linux kernel for your board

What's included:
 * Linaro GCC 2012.01
 * Linaro GDB 2011.12
 * A statically linked gdbserver
 * A system root
 * Manuals under share/doc/

The system root contains the basic header files and libraries to link your programs against.

The Linux version is supported on Ubuntu 10.04.3 and 11.10, Debian 6.0.2, Fedora 16, openSUSE 12.1, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 5.7 and later, and should run on any Linux Standard Base 3.0 compatible distribution. Please see the README about running on x86_64 hosts.

The Windows version is supported on Windows XP Pro SP3, Windows Vista Business SP2, and Windows 7 Pro SP1.

The binaries and build scripts are available from:

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0 blueprints and 17 bugs targeted

Bug report Importance Assignee Status
918937 #918937 GDB fails while loading executable 2 Critical   10 Fix Released
914516 #914516 Binaries fail to run on a clean natty server x86_64 install 3 High   10 Fix Released
915135 #915135 Binaries require the LSB loader 3 High   10 Fix Released
916671 #916671 Don't ship .la files 3 High   10 Fix Released
921367 #921367 mingw make can't find GCC 3 High   10 Fix Released
889984 #889984 binaries: should step across helper functions 4 Medium Zhenqiang Chen  10 Fix Released
894523 #894523 binaries: use ZIP files for the Windows tarball 4 Medium   10 Fix Released
894524 #894524 binaries: netfilter headers differ only in case 4 Medium   10 Fix Released
894527 #894527 binaries: remove all symlinks from the Windows build 4 Medium   10 Fix Released
906077 #906077 binaries: baremetal include files are in the wrong place 4 Medium   10 Fix Released
906661 #906661 binaries: gdbtui fails with 'Error opening terminal: xterm.' 4 Medium   10 Fix Released
906662 #906662 binaries: pgversion can get out of sync with product 4 Medium   10 Fix Released
906729 #906729 baremetal libc headers and libraries are in inconsistent places 4 Medium   10 Fix Released
907054 #907054 pkg-config is unusable for local builds 4 Medium   10 Fix Released
915149 #915149 Problems finding 4 Medium   10 Fix Released
916685 #916685 README.txt is unreadable in notepad.exe 4 Medium   10 Fix Released
919054 #919054 gdb document index.html and Index.html are not distinguished on Windows since filename on windows is case insensitive 1 Undecided   10 Fix Released
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