This self-contained toolchain does not rely on the system toolchain and requires minimum dependencies. Nor does it override the default Linux distribution toolchain (it is installed in /opt). The latest release includes current stable versions of the following packages:
Did you know? The Advance Toolchain provides cross compilers that run on Intel x86 and generate code for Power which allows teams to start developing by compiling and linking an application targeted for the POWER architecture without requiring access to an actual POWER system. The binaries produced can then be run in a POWER runtime environment (either real or emulated).