[Buildroot] Analysis of build failures

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Sun Sep 7 18:18:57 UTC 2014

>>>>> "Yann" == Yann E MORIN <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr> writes:


 >> Just my two cents:
 >> For anything that requires user interaction like xconfig for menuconfig
 >> (for buildroot or the kernel for example), use the host's libraries -
 >> They are likely to have them installed and it will be quicker if I want
 >> to change a config option. Also, none of the config binaries will be
 >> copied to the target.
 >> For any package that depends on ncurses to build, build host-ncurses -
 >> This provides isolation against any changes between distributions and
 >> ensures that we have control over versions.

 > I totally agree on those two points.

Yeah, sounds sensible.

Should we document this somewhere in the manual?

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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