[Buildroot] [FYI] Bootlin external toolchains

Romain Naour romain.naour at smile.fr
Tue Dec 3 09:59:43 UTC 2019

Hi Thomas, Vadim,

+Arthur Courtel in Cc.

Le 02/12/2019 à 15:26, Thomas Petazzoni a écrit :
> Hello,
> +Romain Naour in Cc.
> On Mon, 2 Dec 2019 02:47:15 +0200
> Vadim Kochan <vadim4j at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Just in case if someone will be interested. I started Buildroot external
>> project which provides external toolchains from the Bootlin:
>>     https://toolchains.bootlin.com
>> The git repo can be found at:
>>     https://github.com/vkochan/buildroot-external-toolchain-bootlin
> An effort was started to package the Bootlin external toolchains in
> Buildroot itself, some time ago by engineers at Smile. We had some
> off-list discussion about this, but I don't think it was ever posted to
> the list. The idea back then was to have a script that generates all
> the packages, but the design was to have one package for each
> toolchain, so it really added a lot of packages.
> But I think we should really support these toolchains in Buildroot
> proper instead of having an external for them.


Arthur will take a look at the script but it's very complicated script...
Maybe we need to discuss what we really want.

Best regards,

> Best regards,
> Thomas

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