cross compiler

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cross compiler

[′krȯs kəm‚pī·lər]
(computer science)
A compiler that allows a computer program written on one type of computer to be used on another type.

cross compiler

A compiler that generates machine language for a different type of computer than the one the compiler is running in. See cross assembler.
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The CGE multi-architecture platform allows customers to cross compile across all major architectures knowing they have met all CGL, LSB, and IPv6 requirements.
The company said that Maemo 5 will be used as the operating platform for the forthcoming Nokia N900 device Qt, which is a cross-platform application and User Interface (UI) programming framework also available for Symbian and Windows Mobile platforms, meaning that developers who target any of these platforms can easily cross compile for any other platform supported by Qt.
In addition, subscribers get access to Timesys repository to utilize 1000+ tested, integrated Linux application packages, all verified for embedded cross compile.
Furthermore, new cross compile technology incorporated in the 64-bit version of VCS additionally increases capacity for Verilog designs.
To allow customers to take immediate advantage of VCS 64-bit support, Synopsys has developed a unique simulation cross compile technology.
Once the hardware target has been selected, cross compile tools simplify the conversion from the simulation environment to the actual appliance.