[Buildroot] [FYI] Bootlin external toolchains

Vadim Kochan vadim4j at gmail.com
Tue Dec 3 10:07:51 UTC 2019


Hi All,

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.
>
> Agree.
>
> 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,
> Romain

May be it would be good to start with generic script which generates
br2_fragment by specifying the path to the toolchain ?

Regards,
Vadim Kochan


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