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cross-compiler

(programming)
A compiler which runs on one platform and produces code for another, as opposed to a native code compiler which produces code for the platform on which it runs.
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GNU cross-compiler and utilities targeted for the Intel PXA270 embedded processor.
Software package includes a script for building all components, including the cross-compiler
Adding the Microtec(R) cross-compiler, assembler and linker complete the solution supporting embedded applications that use the PowerPC core in the Virtex-II Pro FPGA.
Adding the Microtec cross-compiler, assembler and linker complete the solution supporting the MPC8560 processor.
Taft participated in the development of the Ada Integrated Environment (AIE) for the Air Force, a commercial C cross-compiler (InterTools C), the Common APSE Interface Set (CAIS), and an Ada binding to SQL (SAME).
The Linux cross-compiler allows developers to build applications targeted for S/390 without having to face the steep learning curve and subtleties associated with that environment.
The major business focus of CoreTek is to offer the embedded software development tools including the embedded real-time operating systems, cross-compilers and debuggers, testing tools for embedded application software and integrated development environment.
Cross-Compilation and Target Management provides an intuitive process for selecting cross-compilers, communicating with the target board, and downloading and installing applications
The development environment features an extensive family of production-quality Ada compilers, cross-compilers, and related tools to allow programmers to debug, understand, tune, and deliver code.
The Microtec(R) compilation tools consist of C and C++ cross-compilers, assembler and linker that help developers take advantage of the new Freescale chip variants as they are released.
Visual X-Tools will combine the extensive cross-compilers from the GNU X-Tools product set with the full-featured multi-language editor and file differencing technologies of Visual SlickEdit to create a single package for the embedded systems developer.
Apple's PowerPC hardware offers a development and test environment identical to that on which the final code will operate -- no cross-compilers required -- saving time, effort, and cost.