[Buildroot] How to rebuild root filesystem?

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Mon Jul 8 08:27:32 UTC 2013

Dear Woody Wu,

On Mon, 8 Jul 2013 12:56:58 +0800, Woody Wu wrote:

> Since things in my output/target got messed, hence I want to rebuild
> everything in that directory and recreate the root filesystem image. How
> can I ask buildroot to do it?
> I knew that 'make clean' and 'make' will do it. But, my external
> toolchain also get rebuilt, that can take very long time.

No, if you're using an external toolchain, it does *not* gets rebuilt
every time you do make clean && make. It's the whole point of using an
external toolchain.

Best regards,

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

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