[Buildroot] Still no answer for a contribution made in March

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Thu Jun 12 17:32:01 UTC 2008


>>>>> "Ulf" == Ulf Samuelsson <ulf.samuelsson at atmel.com> writes:

<stripped cc list to please mailman>

Hi,

 >> >> Agree - And lack of testing before stuff gets checked in. The deeper
 >> >> issue is that we don't do releases I guess, so there's a tension
 >> >> between doing development, and having something stable for actual use.
 >> >> 
 >> 
 Ulf> Maybe we should start?
 >> 
 >> Fine by me, but that means we'll need to spend time stabilizing the
 >> tree and make sure the packages actually work (on multiple archs). Do
 >> you have time to help on this?

 Ulf> In August I think there will be time for implementation, 
 Ulf> but we could discuss the underlying architecture before that.

Yes.

 Ulf> The tarball mirror server is critical.
 Ulf> I have been trying to convince my colleagues to set something up,
 Ulf> and there is some progress, since some packages are now at
 Ulf> http://www.atmel.no/buildroot/source/mirror/
 Ulf> and this could be used for testing the mirror function.

The support is there already (BR2_PRIMARY_SITE), but I would strongly
prefer to host it on uclibc.org instead.

Mike, would a package mirror on the uclibc.org machine be possible
(2-3GB)?

 Ulf> Anyone volunteering for implementing a wget script?

It's there already (for the new-style Makefile.autotools.in packages).

-- 
Bye, Peter Korsgaard



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