building an embedded Linux distro into a RPM package

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Sat Jul 25 15:16:32 UTC 2015

On Sat, Jul 25, 2015 at 10:54:41 -0400,
  Chuck Anderson <cra at WPI.EDU> wrote:
>On Sat, Jul 25, 2015 at 08:51:09AM -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
>> 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.

No. There are some cross tools packaged for Fedora, but I don't think 
openwrt uses them.

>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
>being built?

I don't know.

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