[Buildroot] elfutils and the perf userspace tool

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Wed Dec 5 15:31:11 UTC 2012

Dear Bogdan Radulescu,

On Wed, 5 Dec 2012 07:07:53 -0800 (PST), Bogdan Radulescu wrote:
> I had a look at the yoctoproject patches and they are a bit confusing
> to me. There are way to many patches. Some of them fix problems I
> don't have and are very old. I decided to go with Stefans suggestions
> and I could go further, but now I am stuck again. Yes, I am using
> uClibc. Do you guys have a suggestion for this:
> http://pastie.org/pastes/5484094/text
> I would really like to have perf in buildroot and this thing is in
> the way.

Did you notice that you can build perf without libelf, by passing
NO_LIBELF=1 to perf's Makefile?

Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
Kernel, drivers, real-time and embedded Linux
development, consulting, training and support.

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