building an embedded Linux distro into a RPM package
cra at WPI.EDU
Sat Jul 25 14:54:41 UTC 2015
On Sat, Jul 25, 2015 at 08:51:09AM -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 24, 2015 at 23:05:07 -0400,
> Chuck Anderson <cra at WPI.EDU> wrote:
> >Is there an existing Fedora "cross" toolchain for targeting a tiny
> >i586/i686 Linux userspace with uClibc? Maybe I could use that to
> >build linuxpba and the PBA image itself. I'd still need a custom
> >kernel, because the standard kernel bzImage is already bigger than my
> >entire PBA image, and that isn't counting the loadable modules.
> openwrt builds on Fedora with very little work. The first part of
> that is building the cross tool chain it uses to build images.
Okay, but is that toolchain in Fedora already? It seems there is no
i586/i686 uClibc toolchain already packaged in Fedora.
What the question seems to come down to is, does Fedora insist that
every unique toolchain/build environment used by any particular
package MUST be available as separate Fedora package(s), or is it okay
to bundle the particular special toolchain with the package that is
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