gcc without binutils?

Nathan Sidwell nathan@codesourcery.com
Mon Mar 1 14:45:00 GMT 2004

abhijitis@yahoo.com wrote:
> hi all,
>        i am trying to create a new target for gcc but 
>      if i do not port the binutils first...is it still
> possible to write the GCC port? will i atleast be able
> to generate assembly listing out of gcc? in general
> what all is possible if i do not port binutils first?
binutils is not necessary.

gcc requires a linker and assembler in order to produce more than a .s
file. The assembler & linker need not be from binutils.


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