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Learning Embedded Linux Using the Yocto Project by Swizec Teller

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Working with toolchains

When generating a toolchain, the first thing that needs to be done is the establishment of an ABI used to generate binaries. This means that the kernel needs to understand this ABI and, at the same time, all the binaries in the system need to be compiled with the same ABI.

When working with the GNU toolchain, a good source of gathering information and understanding the ways in which work is done with these tools is to consult the GNU coding standards. The coding standard's purposes are very simple: to make sure that the work with the GNU ecosystem is performed in a clean, easy, and consistent manner. This is a guideline that needs to be used by people interested in working with GNU tools to write reliable, solid, and portable ...

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