Embedded Programming using the GNU Toolchain
This is a short tutorial on using the GNU toolchain for bare metal programming. The tutorial uses Qemu to simulate an ARM board, and provides instructions to test programs within the simulated machine. The following topics will be covered.
Writing assembly language programs
Using make for build automation
Writing linker scripts
Writing C Startup code
Using the C library
The tutorial is written in asciidoc. The asciidoc source is converted to DocBook and then rendered to HTML.
The instructions to build the documentation on Debian Jessie is given below.
# apt-get install openjdk-7-jre libsaxon-java libxslthl-java docbookxsl asciidoc imgsizer dia $ make
The official rendered version of the is book is available from http://www.bravegnu.org/gnu-eprog/