[Buildroot] ninja/python-meson packages

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Thu Nov 10 08:18:08 UTC 2016


On Thu, 10 Nov 2016 06:42:45 +0200, Baruch Siach wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 09, 2016 at 11:01:12PM +0100, Cédric Marie wrote:
> > Roughly, add dependency on ninja, add an option in cmake configure step (-G
> > ninja) and use ninja instead of make in build and install commands.  
> Does that mean that we won't be able to use the host distro installed cmake? 
> Not so good in terms of build time. I guess it offsets most of the build time 
> gain in moving to ninja, if not more.

This is one of the reasons why I want to have this as an option, at
least initially. We clearly want to keep the nice benefit of using the
system-provided CMake.


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

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