Altera Nios II
Sourcery CodeBench for Altera Nios® II
Sourcery CodeBench provides everything you need to develop Nios® II embedded GNU/Linux applications, including the full GNU command-line toolchain, including validated and supported GNU C and C++ compilers, assembler, linker, debugger and runtime libraries.
The highly versatile Nios II embedded processor delivers many of the benefits of a custom SoC design at a fraction of the cost. Developers can choose exactly the peripherals and interfaces they need to program this customized CPU into an FPGA.
Nios II GNU/Linux support
Sourcery CodeBench delivers complete, optimized support for the Nios II processor, including a native POSIX threads library, and thread-local storage. Sourcery CodeBench is the reference toolchain for the zero-cost Linux distribution available.
For more information about the Nios II processor and the zero-cost Nios II processor Linux distribution, visit Altera's web site.
Support and updates
Sourcery CodeBench Professional and Standard Editions include direct access to Mentor Graphics CodeBench engineering team, which has contributed more than 10,000 changes to the official versions of the GNU toolchain.
Professional Edition customers can also receive update releases to resolve issues when no work-around is available — typically within just a few days.
All Sourcery CodeBench customers receive access to regular Sourcery CodeBench updates, as well as any intermediate updates produced for Professional Edition customers.
Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) is the leader in innovative custom logic solutions, and has been ever since inventing the world's first reprogrammable logic device in 1984.