[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/1] toolchain/helpers.mk: fix check-musl

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Mon Dec 8 19:32:00 UTC 2014

Dear Jörg Krause,

On Thu,  4 Dec 2014 00:13:59 +0100, Jörg Krause wrote:
> check_musl works fine for the external musl 1.1.1 toolchain which is downloaded
> and installed, but fails for a musl toolchain which, in a first step is build
> by the internal toolchain backend of Buildroot, and in a second step is copied
> to an external directory and imported as an custom external toolchain (in a new
> configuration).
> In case of the downloaded musl 1.1.1 toolchain the libc.so and libm.a files
> reside in the sysroot/lib directory and sysroot/usr/lib is a symlink to
> sysroot/lib.
> In case of the custom musl toolchain build by Buildroot the files reside in
> sysroot/usr/lib which is not a symlink.

Actually, I am not sure this is the best fix we could do. Having the C
library installed in /usr/lib in the sysroot is a bit weird, and I
believe we should rather fix the Buildroot musl package to ensure that
the C library gets installed in /lib instead.

Do you want to have a look into this?


Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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