[Buildroot] svn commit: trunk/buildroot/target/linux

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Fri Jan 9 09:17:16 UTC 2009

>>>>> "ulf" == ulf  <ulf at uclibc.org> writes:

 ulf> Author: ulf
 ulf> Date: 2009-01-08 22:58:30 +0000 (Thu, 08 Jan 2009)
 ulf> New Revision: 24727

 ulf> Log:
 ulf> Linux26 requires "mkimage" from u-boot to be in the PATH
 ulf> if an uImage is to be built for arm, avr32, blackfin and sh.

 ulf> PATH has therefore been set to have $(STAGING_DIR)/usr/bin
 ulf> as the first item allowing linux to find mkimage.

 ulf> This patch will, if an uImage is built, create a "u-boot-to?\195?\179ls"
 ulf> directory in the PROJECT_BUILD_DIR directory.
 ulf> $(STAGING_DIR)/usr/bin/mkimage is copied to this directory
 ulf> and the PATH variable will now include "u-boot-tools"

Why the extra dir? Why isn't mkimage just installed into
STAGING_DIR/usr/bin and used from there?

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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