[Buildroot] Buildroot maintainer and stable releases

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Tue Jan 6 18:52:32 UTC 2009

>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Lundquist <lists at zelow.no> writes:


 >> Maybe. I would just start with the rm .config; make menuconf, select
 >> arch, save; make

 Thomas> It's a start of course but is the resulting .config a good
 Thomas> config or just more or less random?

Hopefully good - It's the default config of everything, just like any
new user would see it. If anything is not sensible then we should
change the defaults.

 Thomas> (BTW; WCHAR and LOCALE OFF is NOT a special case, it should
 Thomas> be default.  In my view, also LARGEFILE.)
 >> You mean default on? They currently default to off, simply because of
 >> their size impact.

 Thomas> Default OFF. I haven't messed with g++ lately but it had a tendency 
 Thomas> to not work without WCHAR ON. It may be back in 3.X days though.

It work for me here on PPC (gcc 4.2.x / 4.3.x).

 Thomas> LARGEFILE set to off is another option I'd like to have as a test 
 Thomas> case but I have a slight feeling that will hinder a release 
 Thomas> for quite some time..

WCHAR, LOCALE and LARGEFILE all defaults to off, so that's imho a
pretty well tested.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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