[Buildroot] Request for comments on packages for TI's OMAP3 and DM365 processors
jacmet at uclibc.org
Tue Oct 18 12:41:10 UTC 2011
>>>>> "Arnout" == Arnout Vandecappelle <arnout at mind.be> writes:
Arnout> Looks like I spoke too soon...
Arnout> That TI stuff is an unholy mess of different libraries,
Arnout> usually binary-only. The patches that Pierre-Luc posted don't
Arnout> work anymore because things have been moved around on the TI
Arnout> website. But the worst thing of all, all packages use a
Arnout> binary installer that has to be executed to self-extract the
Arnout> source code and (binary) libraries.
Arnout> Fortunately, TI's license allows redistribution in any form.
Arnout> So we are allowed to repackage the extracted source/binary
Arnout> code. That would be my preferred approach: download a .tgz
Arnout> from the buildroot mirror instead of going through the mess of
Arnout> running installer binaries.
Arnout> Peter, is that an acceptable solution?
Hmm, I would prefer not to, but if there's no other option..
Arnout> Bottom line will be that nothing of Pierre-Luc's original
Arnout> patches will be left. For sure, I will limit my work to DM365
Arnout> (that's the one I need myself). And finally, my project
Arnout> manager just bumped down the priority of having the
Arnout> gstreamer-ti plugins in our project, so I may never do it
Arnout> after all...
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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