[Buildroot] Migrating from buildroot-2016-08 to -2018-02

Matthew Weber matthew.weber at rockwellcollins.com
Thu May 17 16:11:21 UTC 2018


On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 10:40 AM, Pascal K <pascalkrauth at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I just tried to replace our buildroot-2016-08 environment with buildroot-2018-02 and run into a small problem.
> Usually I tried to create a new out-of-Tree, out-of-Source build using:
> "make BR2_EXTERNAL=../ O=../../beaglebone_build beaglebone_defconfig" from the buildroot main directory, which did create the directory "beaglebone_build" and took care of the configuration.

I can get you a bit further.  Need to use absolute paths for your
BR2_EXTERNAL and for good measure I do the same for O= but I'm not
sure that one is required.  Also any place you used BR2_EXTERNAL you
now need to use the new name based on your external.desc file's
defined name.


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