[Buildroot] Help needed with cross-compiling libotr

Stefan Fröberg stefan.froberg at petroprogram.com
Thu Feb 28 16:01:54 UTC 2013


28.2.2013 17:48, Thomas Petazzoni kirjoitti:
> Dear Jeremy Rosen,
>
> Could you please avoid top-posting, and use a decent mailer than wraps
> line properly? Thanks!
>
> On Thu, 28 Feb 2013 16:43:01 +0100 (CET), Jeremy Rosen wrote:
>
>> I am torn on that one... the frontier between embedded and not
>> embedded never was very clear, and there are lots of single-purpose
>> computers that have a screen and a keyboard to run a single graphical
>> app. 
>>
>> I don't know the exact project here, but having a small screen
>> displaying messages and implementing it with pidgin... that wouldn't
>> have been my technical choice but why not...
>>
>> my point is that there are lots of "obviously desktop" apps that are
>> sometime used in the embedded world without pulling in the whole
>> infrastructure, so in a way it makes sense to have them in buildroot.
> Agreed. But what Stefan is doing is really a general-purpose
> distribution, he already told about his global project on the list in
> the past. So not only Pidgin is going to be packaged, but maybe also
> Abiword, Firefox, and why not LibreOffice?

Eh, LibreOffice is little bit too much even for me :-)
And Abiwrod... well let's say im just happy with leafpad.

But why not Firefox ? After all there are mobile version of it ?

Regards
Stefan




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