Linaro embedded Linux distro?
subramaniam.ca at ti.com
Mon Feb 20 20:03:50 UTC 2012
On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 1:55 PM, Wookey <wookey at wookware.org> wrote:
> +++ C.A, Subramaniam [2012-02-20 13:32 -0600]:
>> On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 12:40 PM, Wookey <wookey at wookware.org> wrote:
>> Would there be a buildroot like setup? Like Wookey mentioned size does matter.
> No, if you want to use buildroot, use buildroot (or openbricks, or
> yocto, or OE). Debian/Ubuntu are binary distros and there is no mileage in
> trying to occupy that space when other distros already do it well.
> Making it relatively painless to rebuild or cross-rebuild your
> package-set debian-style is a useful goal, but not supporting loads of
> different package config options - that is something a source-based
> distro can do so much better.
> We do plan to support minimal builds for bootstrapping purposes which
> might be useful in this regard, but that's not really what it's for.
Well minimal is all I care... not buildroot. But I would expect it to
be < 20M in size. Does that make sense.... or am i speaking gibberish
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