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Embedded Software Development with eCos™ by Anthony J. Massa

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STEP 5

Now we are ready to build the cross-development tools.

NOTE

In the following configure and build steps, entering the commands exactly as shown is very important. The slightest typo in entering these commands can cause the entire GNU cross-development tool chain to fail to work.

If there are problems during the build, the bash shell history is a good place to start to see if the GNU cross-development tools were built properly. The bash command history can be displayed by entering the following command:

$ history

The bash command history can also be found in the file .bash_history in the D:\cygwin\home\username directory, where username is your computer user name.

We start with the GNU Binutils. First, we need to create a temporary directory ...

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