Changes between Version 27 and Version 28 of TBR/UserManual/MinGW_Tools_for_Windows


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Aug 19, 2007, 6:33:16 AM (12 years ago)
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    99 *  [http://www.rtems.org/ftp/pub/rtems/windows/4.8/build-15/rtems4.8-tools-15.exe Tool Installer (rtems4.8-tools-15.exe)]
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    11 This installer will install the common files and present you with a selection box for the targets you wish to install. The installer will check to see if you have already have the target installer present and if not it will download it for and install it. You can also download a specific installer for a target and install that. It is best to have run the top level installer once.
     11This installer will install the common files and present you with a selection box for the targets you wish to install. The installer will check to see if you have already have the target installer present and if not it will download it for and install it.
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    1313The source code for the tools is under the GNU GPL and can be found here http://www.rtems.org/ftp/pub/rtems/windows/4.8/build-15/source. The installers and tools are built and packaged on a Linux Fedora (FC7) computer and the scripts are all provided in the RTEMS source code using the [wiki:Building/MingwTools Building MinGW Tools] instructions.
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    15 If you wish to use the Autotools such as autoconf and automake you should install MinGW, MSYS and MSYS DTK first. This is recommended. The autotools installer builds autoconf and automake before installing them on your computer. There is no safe way to build autoconf using a cross-build on a Linux host. The build the autotools MSYS and MSYS DTK are required. The installer checks for them and aborts installation if they do not exist.
     15Is it '''recommended you install MinGW, MSYS and MSYS DTK''' before you install the RTEMS Tools. The autotools installer builds autoconf and automake before installing them on your computer. There is no safe way to build autoconf using a cross-build on a Linux host. To build the autotools packages on Windows MSYS and MSYS DTK are required. The autotools installer checks for them and aborts installation if they do not exist.
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    1717The RTEMS are all installed into the default path of <tt>c:\opt\rtems-4.8</tt>. To test the tools run the <tt>rtems.bat</tt> file. This will open a Windows Command prompt (cmd) with a valid path to the installed tools. You can find the <tt>rtems.bat</tt> where you installed the tools or under the '''RTEMS 4.8''' menu in the '''Start Menu'''. Enter the GCC command for your tool set. For example the ARM GCC command is: