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How to cross-build BeagleBone c++ sources to Linux executables.   The process isn't difficult, but there are some traps that I'll review here.   Software Requirements ARM DS-5 development environment Linaro GCC ToolChain 7-Zip or another extractor that can create symbolic links Temporary admin rights on your Windows computer. (assuming you have WinSCP, PuTTY and the drivers for your BeagleBoard running)     Install DS-5 The community edition is ARM's free Eclipse-ba ...
I have a BeagleBone Green since a few days, thanks to Workshopshed*. My goal is to use it to up my knowledge on linux powered embedded systems. I'd like to become better on cross-compilation and the tool chain. Get a deeper understanding of dealing with the time and energy budget on OS-based systems. And hopefully also pick up real-time coding skills. A parallel thing I'd like to do is us c++ as much as possible. Just because.   *proof that good deals can be made between the UK and th ...