[Buildroot] buildroot noob help!

Arnout Vandecappelle arnout at mind.be
Mon Oct 17 10:50:59 UTC 2011

On Saturday 15 October 2011 23:59:07, Jed Evnull wrote:
> Sorry, I was probably incoherent. My goal is to produce arm binaries for my
> tablet. I want them as small as possible, so I want statically linked
> packages with uclibc, rather than glibc.

 If you want them as small as possible, you should _not_ link them statically...

 However, I guess the real problem is that you don't have access to the cross-compilation shared libraries and headers for your tablet.  In that case linking statically is indeed a good solution.  Follow Grant's suggestion to use crosstool-NG.  Keep in mind though that for quite a few existing packages, linking statically doesn't work well (GStreamer and it's dependents, for instance).

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