[Buildroot] svn commit: trunk/buildroot/toolchain/external-toolchain

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Tue Jun 17 07:16:43 UTC 2008

>>>>> "Hamish" == Hamish Moffatt <hamish at cloud.net.au> writes:


 Hamish> On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 05:22:46AM -0700, jacmet at uclibc.org wrote:
 >> string "External toolchain path"
 >> -	default ""
 >> +	default "/path/to/staging_dir/usr"
 >> help
 >> Path to where the external toolchain is installed.

 Hamish> I've set this to "$(BR2_STAGING_DIR)/usr" here, which might
 Hamish> be a good default?

You think so? I wouldn't expect having buildroot install package stuff
together with the (potentially read only) external toolchain would be
a common setup.

 >> string "External toolchain prefix"
 >> -	default ""
 >> +	default "$(ARCH)-linux"
 >> help
 >> This the the external toolchain prefix. For example:
 >> armeb-unknown-linux-gnu, mipsel-unknown-linux-gnu, etc.

 Hamish> Probably not a useful default, given that all the examples
 Hamish> have -gnu etc after them? Mine is armeb-linux-uclibcgnu here;
 Hamish> again you can probably construct something like
 Hamish> "$(ARCH)-$(BR2_GNU_TARGET_SUFFIX)".

Don't you have an armeb-linux symlink? For the stuff I compile (arm,
i386, ppc) there's symlinks from the arm-linux-uclibc-<whatever> to

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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