[Buildroot] Anyone working on a nodejs recipe?

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Fri Feb 8 08:32:03 UTC 2013

Dear Daniel Price,

On Thu, 7 Feb 2013 15:14:25 -0800, Daniel Price wrote:

> I'm interested in building nodejs and nodejs modules within buildroot for
> x64 and ARM targets.  I've been using buildroot for several months and have
> developed several new recipes, although none are of the complexity required
> to build something like NodeJS.
> I see that in August, another contributor posted a patch which started the
> work to get nodejs building (see http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/176857/).
> I've been working on getting that patch to work with buildroot 2012.11 and
> node 0.8.x.  I was wondering if anyone else out there had worked on this as
> well?  Is anyone else interested in having NodeJS in buildroot or am I on
> an island?

I think besides the patch we received back in August, no activity
occurred around NodeJS packaging. Besides a few comments, the patch
sent in August looked mostly good, so if you could push it further by
fixing the issues, and resending it, it would definitely be nice.

Best regards,

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

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