[Buildroot] [FYI] Bootlin external toolchains
vadim4j at gmail.com
Tue Dec 3 10:07:51 UTC 2019
On Tue, Dec 3, 2019 at 11:59 AM Romain Naour <romain.naour at smile.fr> wrote:
> 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,
May be it would be good to start with generic script which generates
br2_fragment by specifying the path to the toolchain ?
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