"Based on the open source GNU Toolchain, Sourcery G++ is
enhanced with additional testing, refinement, and commercial
support, as well as an Eclipse-based integrated development
environment (IDE). Supporting both Linux and Windows on IA32
development hosts, the tools incorporate cross toolchains for
target architectures that include ARM, ColdFire, fido, MIPS,
PowerPC, Stellaris, and IA32. The Fall 2008 release added more
automated configuration features, and expanded support for
"The Spring release of Sourcery G++ continues to add features
that enhance the developer debugging experience, says CodeSourcery.
For example, the toolkit is now said to have improved compiler
performance, plus better debugging performance when stepping
through multi-threaded applications. In addition, a QEMU-based
simulator can run single- or multi-threaded GNU/Linux applications
on a GNU/Linux host system, the company says."