[Buildroot] Buildroot and OpenEmbedded
bjorn.forsman at gmail.com
Tue Aug 25 09:14:26 UTC 2009
2009/8/24 Peter Korsgaard <jacmet at uclibc.org>:
>>>>>> "Bjørn" == Bjørn Forsman <bjorn.forsman at gmail.com> writes:
> Bjørn> What do you guys think? What does Buildroot provide that OE
> Bjørn> does not? And another thing: could/should the two projects be
> Bjørn> merged?
> As several people already mentioned, BR is located elsewhere than OE
> on the feature/complexity curve. It is a smaller and (imho atleast)
> simpler system, which is optimized for small embedded systems, rather
> than PDA-style devices, but it clearly doesn't have as many
> packages/features as OE.
Funny, nobody has commented the "OE+BR merge" I mentioned. Am I the only one
dreaming of a BR with its easy configuration combined with the package
by OE? But I guess the OE bitbake tool and *.bb files makes a merge
Well, thanks to all for the feedback. Although I'm using OE right now
(project at work),
I'm sure I will use BR again sometime. And even more, maybe contribute! Thanks
to all BR developers for helping me build my first embedded Linux system. It was
(and still is) fun!
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