[Buildroot] Results of random configuration builds

Will Newton will.newton at gmail.com
Sat Nov 6 15:07:54 UTC 2010

On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 12:44 PM, Thomas Petazzoni
<thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I've run a few random build tests yesterday, and analyzed the results a
> bit today. I've set up a small webpage that gathers the results,
> together with the logfile and the configuration for each test.
> See http://free-electrons.com/~thomas/pub/buildroot-logs/
> Most of the builds are failing. The worst problem is that libglib2 does
> not build in many situations (see
> http://free-electrons.com/~thomas/pub/buildroot-logs/test-195/logfile-end).
> There are also problems with logrotate, gvfs, libgcrypt, olsr, libmad,
> netperf, magiccube4d, libmpeg2, xfsprogs, imagemagick, squid, ltrace,
> tcpdump, bash, gmp, gdb.

I've noticed ltrace breaks quite frequently because it is built from
the debian archive, which doesn't guarantee that the package will
remain available forever. I wonder whether we should be building
anything from the debian archive directly and build from
archive.debian.net instead.

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