Installing Emdebian ARM Cross Toolchain in Debian

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2012-Jan-16 | Tags: debiandevelopmenthowtoinstallubuntu

Linux on ARMI had previously installed Sourcery G++ ARM Linux toolchain in Ubuntu to build some software running in Debian, but I encountered some issues with some libraries (libavg) that use gethostbyname in static libraries without any easy way to make it dynamic.

In that case, the library in the rootfs and cross-compiler must match.  So I decided to install Debian Squeeze (6.0.3) and the corresponding cross-toolchain by Emdebian (short for Embedded Debian).

First to use this toolchain, add the URL to get Emdebian packages to /etc/apt/sources.list:


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