[Buildroot] [PATCH] boot/uboot: fix uboot build

Köry Maincent kory.maincent at bootlin.com
Thu Mar 25 16:34:59 UTC 2021

Hello Thomas,

On Tue, 16 Mar 2021 23:08:52 +0100
Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com> wrote:

> Hello Kory,
> On Thu,  4 Feb 2021 18:04:46 +0100
> Kory Maincent <kory.maincent at bootlin.com> wrote:
> > The make all command run the tools/makefile on the process.
> > This makefile use "pkg-config" command to support static link.
> > The issue is the use of pkg-config configured for crosscompiling
> > to build binaries tools for host architecture.
> > To fix it, I copied the behavior of QtWebengine by using a pkg-config
> > executable preconfigured for host.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Kory Maincent <kory.maincent at bootlin.com>  
> Thanks for the patch. It would require a better commit title though, as
> "fix uboot build" is very vague.

Ok I will change it for v2.

> After discussing with Yann E. Morin on IRC, could you try this change
> instead:
>         	PKG_CONFIG_SYSROOT_DIR="/" \
> 	        PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR="$(HOST_DIR)/lib/pkgconfig:$(HOST_DIR)/share/pkgconfig"
> The reasoning is that U-Boot anyway only uses pkg-config for host
> tools, so we could just as well pass those environment variables when
> building U-Boot.
> Could you try this out?

This change works well, the build of U-boot ends properly.

> Also, do you have a Buildroot .config to reproduce the issue? Perhaps
> it would be nice to have a test case in our runtime test infrastructure.

You can find the defconfig that break the U-boot build in attachment.


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