[Buildroot] Insufficient RPC options for crosstool-ng toolchain

Yann E. MORIN yann.morin.1998 at free.fr
Wed Feb 6 22:06:42 UTC 2013


Shawn, Thomas, All,

On Tuesday 05 February 2013 Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> On Mon, 04 Feb 2013 18:39:43 -0500, Shawn J. Goff wrote:
> > No problems, it just that when I started down the path, I thought it 
> > would be just an option, but there turned out to be this whole 
> > toolchain-checked thing behind it, so I wanted to make sure that is 
> > what's wanted before I do it.
> 
> Yann will confirm or infirm, but since the glibc version selection is
> not done in Buildroot, but directly inside Crosstool-NG, there is no
> way for Buildroot to automatically now if the glibc of the toolchain
> will have RPC support or not.

Indeed.

> Therefore, the only practical solution is
> to have an option similar to the one we have in external toolchain,
> where we leave it to the user to say whether the toolchain generated by
> Crosstool-NG will have RPC support or not.

I can't see any other solution either.

Regards,
Yann E. MORIN.


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