Cross-development with network filesystem

If you're using a network filesystem, let's assume you've already set up the filesystem on both ends.

For information on setting this up, see TCP/IP with network filesystem in the Sample Buildfiles appendix in Building Embedded Systems.

Using a network filesystem is a rich cross-development method, because you have access to remotely mounted filesystems. This is useful for a number of reasons:

For a network filesystem, you'll need to ensure that the shell's PATH environment variable includes the path to your executable via the network-mounted filesystem, or that you specify the full path to the executable. At this point, you can just type the name of the executable at the target's command-line prompt (if you're running a shell on the target):