User:RichardJune/Build Environment Update

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  1. download ubuntu and make CD
  2. Just do the default installation
  3. After installation, reboot and login, open a terminal(Applications->Accessories->Terminal) and run the following
  4. sudo apt-get update
  5. sudo apt-get -y upgrade
  6. sudo reboot
  7. sudo apt-get -y install patch gcc-3.4 cvs bison flex
  8. sudo rm /bin/sh
  9. sudo ln -s /bin/bash /bin/sh
  10. export CVSROOT=""
  11. cvs login
  12. cvs co rbe
  13. cd rbe
  14. make crosscomp
The build environment is now setup, you will find gcc, etc in crosscomp/gcc-3.2.3-glibc-2.2.2/i686-unknown-linux-gnu/i686-unknown-linux-gnu/bin/. Use those tools to build.


  1. Ubuntu is the distribution most commonly used internally, other distributions should work, but are unknown.
  2. Gcc 3.3 and Gcc 3.4 are the only versions known to work. One of them should be /usr/bin/gcc-3.3 or /usr/bin/gcc-3.4
  3. /bin/sh should be a symlink to /bin/bash.
  4. You must have a username and password from us to download the build environment.
  5. The system must have functional internet access to download and build the router environment.
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