[Buildroot] Bare metal toolchain support?
arnout at mind.be
Sat Nov 26 13:49:43 UTC 2016
On 25-11-16 08:54, Alvaro Gamez wrote:
> However, I don't know if I can generalize this work to improve buildroot and
> make this
> available for anyone. Should newlib exist as a package for buildroot? Maybe only
It never hurts to throw patches on the list so they are stored for posterity.
The worst that can happen is that we don't apply them.
> I don't mind working on this, but I'd need some guidance, as I don't have
> everything clear
> yet. What could be a nice starting point?
> I see on the list there was a patch from March "toolchain: add support for the
> newlib library"
> but as far as I know it hasn't been comitted. Maybe improving that patch to fix
> the issues
> it had could be the first step.
I gave a few comments on them, but please note this remark I made in response
to Chris's patch:
>> I've checked with other core developers and there is not a lot of enthusiasm to
>> include this (as witnessed by the long delay in reviewing this patch). So you'd
>> need to be very active in pushing this to make it feasible.
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