[Buildroot] Using a precompiled busybox toolchain as an external toolchain

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Tue Dec 18 12:53:36 UTC 2012

Dear Willy Lambert,

On Tue, 18 Dec 2012 13:42:07 +0100, Willy Lambert wrote:

> _ copy ouptut/host/usr in ${MY_TOOLCHAIN_PATH}

No, this will not work. The toolchain produced by Buildroot is not

Instead, set BR2_HOST_DIR to ${MY_TOOLCHAIN_PATH}, and then do your
toolchain build. The toolchain will be installed in
${MY_TOOLCHAIN_PATH}, and you can use it as an external toolchain for
other Buildroot builds.

Best regards,

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

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