[Buildroot] make rebuilds cross tools every time ?

Lloyd Sargent lloyd at cannasoftware.com
Tue Mar 31 17:16:26 UTC 2009

On Mar 30, 2009, at 8:57 PM, Jeff Steele wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm brand new to buildroot, and so far I'm very pleased with it.  One
> problem I've been having is that it seems to rebuild uClibc and the
> cross compiler/toolchain *every time* I type "make".
> For example, tar-1.18 failed to compile, so I edited tar.mk to bump  
> the
> version up to 1.20.  Then I did:
> # rm -rf tar-1.18
> # make
> Before I find out if the new version of tar compiles (it does,  
> BTW...),
> I have to wait for the whole toolchain to be rebuilt.
> Am I doing something wrong ?  Shouldn't the toolchain be independent  
> of
> target apps ?

I had it recompiling Linux everytime on one system and now, on this  
one, it recompiles DBUS.

Like you I'm new to buildroot and don't even know WHERE to start  



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