Linaro embedded Linux distro?

Kevyn-Alexandre Paré kapare at
Tue Mar 6 21:49:40 UTC 2012


On 2012-02-20, at 2:55 PM, Wookey wrote:

> +++ C.A, Subramaniam [2012-02-20 13:32 -0600]:
>> On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 12:40 PM, Wookey <wookey at> 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.

But still Linaro offers Android stack that is in between or in another category...

> 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. 

k thanks for the clarification


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