[Buildroot] Buildroot for PowerPC

Bernhard Fischer rep.nop at aon.at
Mon Oct 23 09:42:54 UTC 2006

On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 10:41:52AM +0200, Itzhak Ben-Akiva wrote:
>Hi all,
>I'm compiling buildroot (snapshot 22-Oct-2006) with the toolchain option
>of gcc-4.1.1 binutils-2.17 and linux kernel header 2.6.18. The
>compilation of the toolchain went without problem. However, when I get
>to the compilation of busybox (snapshot 22-Oct-2006) it stops because a
>missing file Rules.mak as we can see below. I see that the file
>Rules.mak exists in busybox-1.2. Is it really a missing file problem or
>a problem in the configuration? I mean, should buildroot really be
>trying to edit (sed) this file?

vda change busybox's buildsystem. There is no Rules.mak anymore.

since we pickup CROSS for a long time now (even in 1.3.x and 1.2.x,

>bzcat /usr/local/buildroot/dl/busybox-snapshot.tar.bz2 | tar
>-C /usr/local/buildroot/build_powerpc   -xf -
># if we have external syslogd, force busybox to use it
>/usr/local/buildroot/toolchain_build_powerpc/bin/sed -i -e
>CONFIG_SYSLOGD" /usr/local/buildroot/build_powerpc/busybox/init/init.c
># Allow busybox patches.
>toolchain/patch-kernel.sh /usr/local/buildroot/build_powerpc/busybox
>package/busybox busybox\*.patch
>touch /usr/local/buildroot/build_powerpc/busybox/.unpacked
>package/busybox/busybox.config /usr/local/buildroot/build_powerpc/busybox/.config
>/usr/local/buildroot/toolchain_build_powerpc/bin/sed -i -e
>PREFIX=/usr/local/buildroot/build_powerpc/root,;" /usr/local/buildroot/build_powerpc/busybox/Rules.mak
>/usr/local/buildroot/toolchain_build_powerpc/bin/sed: can't
>read /usr/local/buildroot/build_powerpc/busybox/Rules.mak: No such file
>or directory

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