Version 4.2.1-1 is maintenance release; it updates to the latest BusyBox.

This is the xPack distribution of Windows Build Tools (formerly part of the GNU MCU/ARM Eclipse project).

There are separate binaries for Windows, 32/64-bit.

Download

The binary files are available from GitHub releases.

Install

The full details of installing the xPack Windows Build Tools on various platforms are presented in the separate Install page.

Easy install

The easiest way to install Windows Build Tools is with xpm by using the binary xPack, available as @xpack-dev-tools/windows-build-tools from the npmjs.com registry.

To install the latest version available, use:

$ xpm install --global @xpack-dev-tools/windows-build-tools@latest

To install this specific version, use:

$ xpm install --global @xpack-dev-tools/windows-build-tools@4.2.1-1-1

Compliance

The xPack Windows Build Tools uses programs from other projects.

The current version is based on:

Changes

There are no functional changes from original projects..

Bug fixes

  • none

Enhancements

  • none

Known problems

  • none

Documentation

  • none

Supported platforms

Only binaries for Windows are provided.

The binaries were built using the xPack Build Box (XBB), a set of build environments based on slightly older distributions, that should be compatible with most recent systems.

  • Windows: all binaries were built with mingw-w64 GCC 9.3, running in an Ubuntu 12 Docker container

Build

The scripts used to build this distribution are in:

  • distro-info/scripts

For the prerequisites and more details on the build procedure, please see the How to build page.

Travis tests

  • none

Tests

The binaries were testes on Windows 10 Pro 32/64-bit.

The tests consist in running Eclipse builds.

In all cases, install the archive in Downloads and configure the path in Eclipse.

Checksums

The SHA-256 hashes for the files are:

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