[Buildroot] [PATCH 04/19] gdb: disallow GDB_HOST on external toolchain builds

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Thu Jul 29 21:48:47 UTC 2010

The cross-gdb is supposed to be part of the external toolchain, so
Buildroot does not need to build it. Moreover, GDB_HOST build
currently fail with:

ln -snf ../../bin/arm-unknown-linux-gnueabi-gdb \
ln: creating symbolic link `/home/test/outputs/test-48/staging/usr/arm-unknown-linux-gnueabi/bin/gdb': No such file or directory

And even worse: they overwrite the cross-gdb of the external

Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>
 toolchain/gdb/Config.in |    3 +++
 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/toolchain/gdb/Config.in b/toolchain/gdb/Config.in
index 09701c7..edd8715 100644
--- a/toolchain/gdb/Config.in
+++ b/toolchain/gdb/Config.in
@@ -18,6 +18,9 @@ config BR2_PACKAGE_GDB_SERVER
 	bool "Build gdb for the Host"
+	# cross-gdb is supposed to be part of the external
+	# toolchain. And the build currently fails.
 	    Build gdb to run on the host to debug programs run on the target.

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