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From: Dejan Nikic <dejann@...>
Subject: Re: "toolchain"
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2003 01:09:25 -0800
yeah it seems to be doable only with say x86 embedded devices, cuz i
doubt there is many mips, xscale, etc desktops out there ;).  I do run
my system like that since it is an x86, I just disconect the storage
attach it to the desktop and work on it there and then move it back to
the device.


On Thu, 2003-11-27 at 01:07, Philippe Coulonges wrote:
> Le Wed, 26 Nov 2003 23:43:43 -0600
> Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@...> écrivait :
> 
> > Zachery Hostens wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >  
> > > i was unable to make the meeting Nov. 23rd, been really busy lately.
> > >  
> > > I was kinda curious, as to why dont you make the toolchain like a 
> > > chrooted environment, install uclibc and all that grand old stuff in
> > > 
> > > /home/crossdev then have like "/ROOT" for the root of the actual 
> > > project.... (yea i realize this requires a shell and probably a
> > > little more) im assuming that may make development a little easier,
> > > but maybe not needed for how im looking at it.
> > >  
> > > I kinda think it should be like a secluded environment from the
> > > actual system its running on...
> > 
> > Are you talking about chrooting for the build environment, or
> > chrooting into the system image you are building?
> 
> Chrooting into a cross-compiled system image seems hard to realize,
> unless you can install a good simulator for the target processor and all
> the devices of your target machine.
> 
> Chrooting in a build environment brings constraints for no great
> benefits. IMHO, some environments variables and simlinks should be
> enough to have an ergonomic dev environment.
> 
> CU
> CPHIL


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