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Old 03-12-2009, 09:08 AM   #1
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Installing GCC on a very minimal system, best way to do it?

I am using a very minimal linux distribution for a System On Chip CPU (i486SX clone). There is hardly anything on this system - no package manager etc. I need to install GCC 3. Is there somewhere I can find a binary package of GCC that doesnt need to be itself compiled, and will just work? Any help appreciated.


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Old 03-13-2009, 03:26 AM   #2
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You are probably better off doing all your compiling on another system using the cross compiling options. For starters it will be much, much, faster (assuming a modern machine).

Pretty much any binary of GCC would need to be compiled for that particular distro (whichever one you are using).


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