Thanks for you support on my previous request..!!!
I have the kernel source code and the needed toolchain.
Now i want to write applications that run on beagle board..
I want to know the procedure to do so..!!! Where to start and get the
Thanks & Regards
I would say there are two main options:
= direct cross-compilation =
You just need to specify the different compiler and that's it. That's
for example how the kernel is cross-compiled. This works when you
don't have any dependencies or special needs, if you have, then things
get complicated. That's why OpenEmbedded is a popular approach in this
= scratchbox =
Scratchbox emulates the target architecture only when needed, so from
your point of view there's no difference compiling natively, or
cross-compiling. This is for example how the Maemo SDK and
linuxonarm initiative works.
It takes some time initially to set it up, but then it's much easier.
This is how I do it for the beagleboard: