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What is c++ tool

Am Mit, 2003-02-12 um 19.04 schrieb Leon Pollak:
> Hello,
> 	This must be a simple stupid question, but still I don't know...
> 	The tools directory contains files like
> powerpc-eabi-c++-gcc3.2.1newlib1.10.0-3.i386.rpm
> powerpc-eabi-gcc-gcc3.2.1newlib1.10.0-3.i386.rpm
> 	What is the difference (except the size :-)))? 

* gcc: contains gcc (c-compiler + gcc-driver) and newlib.
* c++: packages are add-on packages to "gcc"-packages, containing cgcc's
c++-compiler (g++) + corresponding libs.

The "gcc" package must be installed before you can install the

And yes, the powerpc packages are monsters in size, but that's a
drawback of the powerpc's internals' design in RTEMS.

But I wonder what these "eabi" packages actually contain, because the
official RTEMS powerpc toolchain rpms are supposed to be called
powerpc-rtems-* :-)