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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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Product Sub-Category: Upgrade For Arm C Cross Compiler
Application software developed using the C cross compiler will run on a PowerPC MPC509 32-bit microcontroller under a proprietary real-time operating system.
Cosmic CX6811 C Cross Compiler - Cosmic Software's third-party C Compiler package includes an optimizing ANSI-C cross compiler, macro assembler, linker, librarian, hex file generator, object format converters, debugging support utilities, run-time library source code, and a multi-pass compiler command driver.
The toolkit consists of an optimizing C cross compiler, macro assembler, high speed linker/locator, target resident debug kernel, symbolic debugger, and a full C source level debugger.
MetaCard has a fully functional development environment on all platforms and doesn't rely on limited-function "players" or cross compilers.
Crossware is a leading developer of programmer-friendly C/C++ cross compilers and other development tools for embedded systems based on the ARM, 8051, ColdFire, 68000, CPU32 and other chip families.
Crossware is a leading developer of programmer-friendly C cross compilers and other development tools for embedded systems based on the 8051, ColdFire, ARM, 68000, CPU32 and other chip families.
To support these trends, Mentor offers a complete software development suite that includes cross compilers and debuggers in an embedded IDE, closely linked to the Nucleus(TM) RTOS, TCP/IP networking stack and other middleware that has been ported to many of the popular processors used in programmable devices.
HI-TECH Software offers ANSI C cross compilers for all PICmicro microcontrollers.