[Buildroot] Fwd: How to enable Oprofile while using external tool chain?

Benoît Mauduit benoit.mauduit at gmail.com
Wed May 25 08:28:20 UTC 2011

On Wed, May 25, 2011 at 9:31 AM, Bob Liu <lliubbo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, folks


> It seems Oprofile package depends on no using external tool chain.

it refers to this :

> Is there any special reason of this, because I am trying to enable
> Oprofile in buildroot while using external tool chain.

Oprofile needs GNU libiberty and libbfd libraries which are provided
by binutils.

> Any guide is welcome, Thanks.

If you want to test, i've made a patch (not very clean) and it's work
with an external toolchain.
The patch will not work with Crosstool-ng.


Benoit Mauduit
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