[Buildroot] Buildroot maintainer and stable releases

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Tue Jan 6 18:33:59 UTC 2009

>>>>> "Thiago" == Thiago A Corrêa <thiago.correa at gmail.com> writes:


 >> I offer to do something about both: Take over maintainership and get
 >> atual stable releases out the door (if Erik and the other developers
 >> agree).

 Thiago> I for one welcome our new maintainer overlord.
 Thiago> Seriously, for what it's worth, you have my support.

Great, thanks.

 Thiago> AVR32 has been recently broken (again). I would much prefer
 Thiago> that changes were reverted (termporarily or not) and have
 Thiago> AVR32 in this "release" rather than deem it BROKEN.

What changes are those exactly?

 Thiago> Maybe we could get a buildbot going. Then we can let many of the
 Thiago> developers/uses here contribute cpu cycle to build tests.

Yes, I have been pondering that as well. I have a buildbot running at
work for the platforms we're using with good results, but it's a
question about coming up with varying enough configs to get good test

 Thiago> The problem with qemu is that it will only cover some
 Thiago> platforms that it supports, and unfortunally for me, it
 Thiago> doesn't support AVR32 :(

Sure, if you have access to suitable hw, then that's better than qemu,
but if not, then qemu is nice for the platforms it support.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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