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authorJoel Sherrill <>2004-02-04 00:34:09 +0000
committerJoel Sherrill <>2004-02-04 00:34:09 +0000
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2004-02-03 Joel Sherrill <>
* HELP.html,,,, FAQ/basic.t, gnu_docs/gnu_footer.html, gnu_docs/index.html, gnu_docs/refcard.html, gnu_docs/rtems_tools_index.html, started/binaries.t, started/buildc.t, started/buildrt.t, started/intro.t, started/require.t, started/sample.t, started/ Incorporating changes from pre-4.6.0 review.
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diff --git a/doc/started/binaries.t b/doc/started/binaries.t
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@@ -19,10 +19,7 @@ and Solaris. These are packaged in the following formats:
RPM is an acronym for the RPM Package Manager. RPM is the
native package installer for many Linux distributions including
-RedHat and SuSE.
-@c RPM supports other operating systems including
-@c Cygwin. @uref{,David Fiddes <>}
-@c did the initial groundwork that lead to Cygwin RPMs being available.
+RedHat, SuSE, and Fedora.
The prebuilt binaries are intended to be easy to install and
the instructions are similar regardless of the host environment.
@@ -38,9 +35,10 @@ Some packaging formats enforce this dependency.
across all target architectures. These are referred to as
"base" packages.
-@item If buildable for a particular CPU, RPMs are provided for
-Ada (gnat), Chill, Java (gcj), Fortran (g77), and Objective-C (objc).
-These binaries are strictly optional.
+@item Depending upon the version of GCC as well as the development
+host and target CPU combination, pre-built supplemental packages may
+be provided for Ada (gnat), Chill, Java (gcj), Fortran (g77), and
+Objective-C (objc). These binaries are strictly optional.
@end enumerate
@@ -106,22 +104,37 @@ RPM will complain about not being able to remove everything.
@section Zipped Tar Files
This section provides information on installing and removing
-Zipped Tar Files (.tgz).
+Zipped Tar Files (e.g .tar.gz or .tar.bz2).
@subsection Installing Zipped Tar Files
The following is a sample session illustrating the installation
of a C/C++ toolset targeting the SPARC architecture assuming
-that GNU tar is installed as @code{tar}:
+that GNU tar is installed as @code{tar} for a set of archive
+files compressed with GNU Zip (gzip):
cd /
-tar xzf rtems-base-binutils-@value{BINUTILSVERSION}-@value{BINUTILSRPMRELEASE}.tgz
-tar xzf sparc-rtems-binutils-@value{BINUTILSVERSION}-@value{BINUTILSRPMRELEASE}.tgz
-tar xzf rtems-base-gcc-gcc@value{GCCVERSION}newlib@value{NEWLIBVERSION}-@value{GCCRPMRELEASE}.tgz
-tar xzf sparc-rtems-gcc-gcc@value{GCCVERSION}newlib@value{NEWLIBVERSION}-@value{GCCRPMRELEASE}.tgz
-tar xzf rtems-base-gdb-@value{GDBVERSION}-@value{GDBRPMRELEASE}.tgz
-tar xzf sparc-rtems-gdb-@value{GDBVERSION}-@value{GDBRPMRELEASE}.tgz
+tar xzf @value{RTEMSRPMPREFIX}rtems-base-binutils-@value{BINUTILSVERSION}-@value{BINUTILSRPMRELEASE}.tar.gz
+tar xzf @value{RTEMSRPMPREFIX}sparc-rtems-binutils-@value{BINUTILSVERSION}-@value{BINUTILSRPMRELEASE}.tar.gz
+tar xzf @value{RTEMSRPMPREFIX}rtems-base-gcc-gcc@value{GCCVERSION}newlib@value{NEWLIBVERSION}-@value{GCCRPMRELEASE}.tar.gz
+tar xzf @value{RTEMSRPMPREFIX}sparc-rtems-gcc-gcc@value{GCCVERSION}newlib@value{NEWLIBVERSION}-@value{GCCRPMRELEASE}.tar.gz
+tar xzf @value{RTEMSRPMPREFIX}rtems-base-gdb-@value{GDBVERSION}-@value{GDBRPMRELEASE}.tar.gz
+tar xzf @value{RTEMSRPMPREFIX}sparc-rtems-gdb-@value{GDBVERSION}-@value{GDBRPMRELEASE}.tar.gz
+@end example
+The following command set is the equivalent command sequence
+for the same toolset assuming that is was compressed with
+GNU BZip (bzip2):
+cd /
+tar xjf @value{RTEMSRPMPREFIX}rtems-base-binutils-@value{BINUTILSVERSION}-@value{BINUTILSRPMRELEASE}.tar.bz2
+tar xjf @value{RTEMSRPMPREFIX}sparc-rtems-binutils-@value{BINUTILSVERSION}-@value{BINUTILSRPMRELEASE}.tar.bz2
+tar xjf @value{RTEMSRPMPREFIX}rtems-base-gcc-gcc@value{GCCVERSION}newlib@value{NEWLIBVERSION}-@value{GCCRPMRELEASE}.tar.bz2
+tar xjf @value{RTEMSRPMPREFIX}sparc-rtems-gcc-gcc@value{GCCVERSION}newlib@value{NEWLIBVERSION}-@value{GCCRPMRELEASE}.tar.bz2
+tar xjf @value{RTEMSRPMPREFIX}rtems-base-gdb-@value{GDBVERSION}-@value{GDBRPMRELEASE}.tar.bz2
+tar xjf @value{RTEMSRPMPREFIX}sparc-rtems-gdb-@value{GDBVERSION}-@value{GDBRPMRELEASE}.tar.bz2
@end example
Upon successful completion of the above command sequence, a
@@ -132,9 +145,9 @@ PATH.
@subsection Removing Zipped Tar Files
-There is no automatic way to remove the contents of a @code{tgz} once
-it is installed. The contents of the directory @code{@value{RTEMSPREFIX}}
-can be removed but this will likely result in other packages
-being removed as well.
+There is no automatic way to remove the contents of a @code{tar.gz}
+or @code{tar.bz2} once it is installed. The contents of the directory
+@code{@value{RTEMSPREFIX}} can be removed but this will likely result
+in other packages being removed as well.