[Buildroot] Better package 'howto' documentation - anywhere ?
M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
znmeb at cesmail.net
Wed Nov 15 14:25:14 UTC 2006
> I'd be grateful if anyone had a link to details / guidelines
> for adding a package containing possibly more than one Library target.
> The basic doc with Buildroot only considers one Binary target, and
> so there is no involvement with using objects in the Staging directory
> (headers and libraries), or with optional targets configured from Menuconfig.
> Yes, I can and have looked in other packages, but it would be good
> to have a 'vanilla' case, the others seem to have different exceptional
> requirements ! (And have been done in slightly different styles.)
> Alternatively a more theoretical treatment, that would allow you
> to derive the required steps, might be useful.
I agree ... just about every package I want to add has a very detailed
build process. While a package's build process may be *derived* from the
GNU/Linux base (configure, make, make test, make installed) it's not at
all clear what has to be in <package>.mk for all the native build steps
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