[Buildroot] offline buiding

Bernhard Fischer rep.nop at aon.at
Wed Jan 3 12:15:56 UTC 2007

On Wed, Jan 03, 2007 at 05:49:33PM +0800, Steven Woody wrote:
>On 1/3/07, Ulf Samuelsson <ulf at atmel.com> wrote:
>> > hi,
>> >
>> > i am about to use buidroot to build a cross toolchain on a linux host.
>> > but the host does not get an internet connection.  after read the
>> > intro of buildroot, i found it need to grab files on internet in the
>> > building process.  is there an offline building mode? thanks.
>> >
>> > --
>> > woody
>> buildroot caches everything to the "buildroot/dl" directory
>> (This can be changed by "make menuconfig")
>> so if you put all needed packages in that directory, you
>> do not need to have to be online.
>> Best Regards
>> Ulf Samuelsson
>thank you all!

You can 
$ make source
to automatically download all configured source tarballs for later
offline use.

Note that several packages are a bit buggy in this respect since they
lack a
target. These need to be fixed. Patches are -- as always -- welcome.

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