[Buildroot] [pull request] Pull request for branch pre-built-packages
jacmet at uclibc.org
Sun Jan 6 20:43:13 UTC 2013
>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> writes:
Thomas> Recently, we have had a number of users having issues with external
Thomas> toolchains because those are built for 32 bits Linux, and most
Thomas> developers know use 64 bits build machines. The error message such
Thomas> users get so far is very cryptic "Cannot execute cross-compiler".
Thomas> So, this set of patches adds a small infrastructure in the form of a
Thomas> Kconfig option and a check in dependencies.sh. The Kconfig option
Thomas> allows packages to tell whether they need 32 bits compatibility
Thomas> libraries, and the check in dependencies.sh verifies that those
Thomas> libraries are installed (simply by checking the presence of the 32
Thomas> bits dynamic loader).
Thomas> Then, all pre-built external toolchains as well as the sam-ba tool are
Thomas> modified to use this mechanism.
Thomas> As a preliminary patch, all the pre-built external toolchains are
Thomas> changed to be visible only if the host architecture is x86 or x86-64.
The microblaze ext toolchains are 64bit, so I've fixed that up and
committed the series, thanks.
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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