[Buildroot] toolchain into the root disk

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Mon Mar 7 18:41:06 UTC 2011


On Mon, 7 Mar 2011 17:46:28 +0000
Max <themaxmail at gmail.com> wrote:

> >Do you really need a native toolchain on the target ? What do you want
> >to build on the target ?
> 
> I prefer to have the toolchain also on the target for quick recompilation
> during debugging phase =P

I don't see why having the toolchain on the target makes it any
quicker. Just cross-compile your application, make your root filesystem
mounted over NFS, and use cross-debugging. There are zero extra steps
when compared to native building your application.

Regards,

Thomas
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