[Buildroot] [PATCH 4/8] documentation: Update details about external toolchains

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Wed Nov 24 14:38:38 UTC 2010

Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>
 docs/buildroot.html |   18 +++++++++++-------
 1 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs/buildroot.html b/docs/buildroot.html
index 333ea22..aed3856 100644
--- a/docs/buildroot.html
+++ b/docs/buildroot.html
@@ -729,6 +729,17 @@ endif
       <li>Select the <code>External binary toolchain</code> toolchain
+      <li>Select the appropriate <code>External toolchain C
+      library</code></li>
+      <li>Select the appropriate values for <code>Enable large
+      file</code>, <code>Enable IPv6</code>, <code>Enable
+      RPC</code>, <code>Enable toolchain
+      locale/i18n</code>, <code>Enable WCHAR</code>, <code>Enable
+      program invocation</code>, <code>Build/install c++ compiler and
+      libstdc++</code>, according to the configuration of your
+      external toolchain. Buildroot will check those values at the
+      beginning of the compilation process and will tell you if you
+      used incorrect values.</li>
       <li>Adjust the <code>External toolchain path</code>
       appropriately. It should be set to a path where a bin/ directory
       contains your cross-compiling tools</li>
@@ -737,13 +748,6 @@ endif
       correspond to your cross-compiling tools</li>
-    <p>If you are using an external toolchain based on <i>uClibc</i>, the
-    <code>Core C library from the external toolchain</code> and
-    <code>Libraries to copy from the external toolchain</code> options
-    should already have correct values. However, if your external
-    toolchain is based on <i>glibc</i>, you'll have to change these values
-    according to your cross-compiling toolchain.</p>
     <p>To generate external toolchains, we recommend using
     <a href="http://ymorin.is-a-geek.org/dokuwiki/projects/crosstool">Crosstool-NG</a>.
     It allows generating toolchains based on <i>uClibc</i>, <i>glibc</i>

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