[Buildroot] [PATCH 4/9] manual: faq: add entry about the relocatable toolchain

Arnout Vandecappelle arnout at mind.be
Thu Feb 14 06:49:15 UTC 2013


On 13/02/13 23:59, Samuel Martin wrote:
>
> Signed-off-by: Samuel Martin <s.martin49 at gmail.com>
> ---
>   docs/manual/faq-troubleshooting.txt | 21 +++++++++++++++++++++
>   1 file changed, 21 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/docs/manual/faq-troubleshooting.txt b/docs/manual/faq-troubleshooting.txt
> index f91a8ef..8b0882a 100644
> --- a/docs/manual/faq-troubleshooting.txt
> +++ b/docs/manual/faq-troubleshooting.txt
> @@ -126,3 +126,24 @@ directory as the new root, will most likely fail.
>   If you want to run the target filesystem inside a chroot, or as an NFS
>   root, then use the tarball image generated in +images/+ and extract it
>   as root.
> +
> +[[faq-relocatable-toolchains]]
> +Are Buildroot toolchains relocatable?
> +-------------------------------------
> +
> +Because Buildroot uses several toolchain backends, there is one anwser
> +per backend:
> +
> +Using the external or crosstool-NG toolchain backend
> +~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> +
> +These toolchains are mostly likely relocatable; the _Buildroot compiler
> +wrapper_ is relocatable.
> +
> +However, some tools built and installed into the +HOST_DIR+ may not be
> +relocatable, with some absolute pathes hard-coded inside.
                                    ^^^^^^ paths

  Regards,
  Arnout

> +
> +Using the internal Buildroot toolchain backend
> +~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> +
> +These toolchains are currently *not relocatable*.
>


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