[Buildroot] Anyone working on adding systemd and NetworkManager?

Daniel Mack zonque at gmail.com
Tue Jun 7 08:34:37 UTC 2011

On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 10:35 AM, Thomas Petazzoni
<thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 31 May 2011 11:16:04 +0200
> Daniel Mack <zonque at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The subject says it all: did anyone look into what it takes to add
>> systemd to buildroot as an alternative to the SysV init scripts? It
>> seems that that would make a lot of sense for embedded devices.
>> Also, NetworkManager is being used more and more as the standard API
>> to configure network configuration, Wifi access points and the like -
>> has anyone used that package with buildroot yet?
> I haven't heard of anyone packaging those two components, and they
> would definitely be useful.

The problem with newer version of udev is that they depend on epoll.
As far as I got it, there was work done on this in uclibc just
recently. So I will wait for the next release and try again.

> However, what about connman instead of NetworkManager ? It seems like
> connman is more embedded/mobile oriented than NetworkManager, no?

connman indeed looks more appropriate. I'll test that and come up with patch.


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