[Buildroot] Buidroot zic command

Samuel Martin s.martin49 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 22 11:39:03 UTC 2014

Ooops! forgot the manual link.

On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 1:34 PM, Samuel Martin <s.martin49 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Please put Buildroot mailling in cc, since some people may wonder the
> same thing, and others will be able to help.
> On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 12:25 PM, Idoia Mazkiaran Zelaia
> <idoia.mazkiaran at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello Samuel,
>> I would like to know how can we have the zic command in Buildroot rootfs
>> when the toolchain is external and for instance it is not a libc compiler.
>> Because we have already choosen in Buildroot 2014.08 Install time zone info,
>> but here comes only the zone information in /usr/share/zoneinfo but not the
>> zic command to create our own zone in execution time.
> The zic program is a host program that is installed in
> <output>/host/usr/bin/zic.
> It belongs to the zip package (that is part of the Buildroot 2014.08
> release) which is automatically selected when you select tzdata or
> tzdump.
> There is currently no rule to build and install the zic package for the target.
> If you need it in the target rootfs, you can add the commands to build
> and install the the package for the target.
> If you do so, don't forget to post your patch to the mailling-list
> [1], so the whole Buildroot community will benefit from your changes.
> ;-)

[1] http://buildroot.net/downloads/manual/manual.html#submitting-patches


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