[Buildroot] [RFC] [PATCH 0/5] Buildroot cleanup

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Wed Sep 9 06:26:20 UTC 2009

Le Wed, 09 Sep 2009 09:51:32 +1200,
"angus salkeld" <angus.salkeld at alliedtelesis.co.nz> a écrit :

> Well you could treat crosstool-ng as just another package that is
> available to build.
> So if you select crosstool-ng, buildroot automatically sets up the
> correct external toolchain options.

That's my long term plan. Introduce a new toolchain type in Buildroot:
Crosstool-NG toolchain. Just like for uClibc today, Buildroot would
produce/tune the Crosstool-NG configuration before running the
Crosstool-NG compilation process. We could have this in parallel to the
internal building system for toolchains for a while, and then when
we're satisfied, switch to Crosstool-NG completely by removing the old


Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
Kernel, drivers and embedded Linux development,
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