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Subject: Re: cross-gcc for vxWorks 5.4.2 on linux
From: "Dunning, Michael" <mdunning@slac.stanford.edu>
To: Mark Rivers <rivers@cars.uchicago.edu>
Cc: EPICS Tech-Talk <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2017 20:24:48 -0700
Mark,
No, unfortunately it looks like no one here ever built it for linux,
only Solaris.  The reason we're in a jam is that all our Solaris
machines are being retired soon.

If you could send the tar when you get a chance, that would be great.

Thanks very much.

Mike



Michael Dunning
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Accelerator Research Division Test Facilities
2575 Sand Hill Road, MS 63
Menlo Park, CA 94025
+1 (650) 926-5200


On Tue, Jul 18, 2017 at 7:40 PM, Mark Rivers <rivers@cars.uchicago.edu> wrote:
> Hi Michael,
>
> Do you have an old build of that compiler? If so you may be able to just move your old vxWorks build tree to the new Linux machine without recompiling it. I just tested running our vxWorks 5.4.2 compiler (gcc 2.96) on our new 64-bit Centos 7 system and it seems to work OK.
>
> If you don't have a built system I could send you a tar ball of ours.
>
> Mark
>
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>> On Jul 18, 2017, at 5:56 PM, Dunning, Michael <mdunning@slac.stanford.edu> wrote:
>>
>> I'm trying to build the cross-gcc cross-compiler for vxWorks 5.4.2
>> (tornado 2.0.2) on linux for a legacy system we have.  At this time,
>> upgrading to a newer version of vxWorks is not an option.
>>
>> I'm using the SNS sources from
>> http://ics-web.sns.ornl.gov/dht/
>> and following the instructions in the README files to configure and build.
>>
>> Version 2.7.2 fails because the gnu.cpp directory appears to be just
>> an empty directory tree.  I'm guessing this is not correct.  Does anyone
>> have another copy of this?
>>
>> Version 2.9.6 fails due to errors that depend on what platform I build
>> it on (I've tried RHEL6 32-bit,
>> RHEL6 64-bit, RHEL5 32-bit).  Has anyone successfully built this on a
>> modern linux platform?
>>
>>
>>
>> Michael Dunning
>> SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
>> Accelerator Research Division Test Facilities
>> 2575 Sand Hill Road, MS 63
>> Menlo Park, CA 94025
>> +1 (650) 926-5200

References:
cross-gcc for vxWorks 5.4.2 on linux Dunning, Michael
Re: cross-gcc for vxWorks 5.4.2 on linux Mark Rivers

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