[Buildroot] Question about Buildroot concepts and strategies

Marc Gauthier marc at tensilica.com
Sat Mar 7 05:58:00 UTC 2009


Maxim Grigoriev wrote:
> Hello Peter and BUILDROOT maintainers,
> I understand you are busy individuals, and I'm sorry
> for bothering you. An excuse could be I'm trying to
> understand what BUILDROOT project is all about. Is it
> similar to other open source projects or somewhat different ?
> Are BUILDROOT maintainers interested in adding new
> architectures to the project ?

Not to worry, I got nice responses last year (Feb 2nd and Dec 10th)
when I thought we'd be ready for submission.
Everyone's probably a bit busy.

All help getting the port submitted is greatly appreciated!


> On March 3d, I tried to start submitting Xtensa BUILDROOT :
> http://lists.busybox.net/pipermail/buildroot/2009-March/026260.html
> follow-ups :
> http://lists.busybox.net/pipermail/buildroot/2009-March/026263.html
> http://lists.busybox.net/pipermail/buildroot/2009-March/026289.html
> Tensilica is eager to become a part of BUILDROOT.
> We made a commitment to support Xtensa BUILDROOT
> and try to do our best to improve generic BUILDROOT.
> Does BUILDROOT project has a concept of architecture
> maintainers ? I mean developers with write-access,
> who can check in architecture-specific updates without
> approval and commit generic updates after approval from
> main maintainers.
> Thanks,
> -- Maxim
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