Gentoo Archives: gentoo-embedded

From: Michael <mycroes@××××××.nl>
To: gentoo-embedded@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-embedded] Suitable Email Client - was FAQ / How To?
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 21:38:46
In Reply to: RE: [gentoo-embedded] Suitable Email Client - was FAQ / How To? by Dennis Taylor
I think Thunderbird would do... Good question you asked btw!


Dennis Taylor wrote:

>It must be the email client. Please do not flame me, but for email, I >am stuck with MS Windows. Does anyone have a suggestion of a client >that I can put on Windows to enable me to comply with this very >reasonable request? > > >-----Original Message----- >From: solar [mailto:solar@g.o] >Sent: Monday, January 23, 2006 4:21 PM >To: gentoo-embedded@l.g.o >Subject: RE: [gentoo-embedded] FAQ / How To? > >Please stop creating a brand new thread for every post when it's really >a RE: to an existing thread. If it's your email client doing it then >please install a functional one. > > >On Mon, 2006-01-23 at 15:45 -0500, Dennis Taylor wrote: > > >>Well, I blew that one. I decided to start over just in case I had >>missed something. Unfortunately, I failed to umount portage before I >>did rm -rf on the staging area. Now, I do not have /usr/portage. >>Some days are like that. :-( >> >>Does anyone know if it is possible to recover just portage without >>starting all over? >> >>-----Original Message----- >>From: Heath Holcomb [mailto:liquidcable@×××××.com] >>Sent: Monday, January 23, 2006 1:32 PM >>To: gentoo-embedded@l.g.o >>Subject: Re: [gentoo-embedded] FAQ / How To? >> >>I wrote the how-to. I haven't built a system in several weeks, so >>portage has changed a bit (and ebuilds). I plan on updating the >>how-to in a week or two, if I discover new problems (looks like there >>are some). >> >>-- >>heath holcomb >>liquidcable at >> >> >>On Monday 23 January 2006 12:28, Dennis Taylor wrote: >> >> >>>Having followed the other link to >>>, which seems to be more up >>>to >>> >>> >>>date, am still having problems. At step 3 I get the following >>> >>> >>response. >> >> >>>clwsapp07 root # ROOT=/embedded_rootfs emerge -K uclibc Calculating >>>dependencies !!! There are no packages available to satisfy: >>> >>> >"uclibc" > > >>>!!! Either add a suitable binary package or compile from an ebuild. >>> >>>I thought all the previous steps went OK. Even some of the >>>workarounds seem to no longer be needed. Any ideas? >>> >>> >>> >>>________________________________ >>> >>>From: Joshua ChaitinPollak [mailto:jpollak@×××××××××××.com] >>>Sent: Friday, January 20, 2006 11:16 AM >>>To: gentoo-embedded@l.g.o >>>Subject: Re: [gentoo-embedded] FAQ / How To? >>> >>> >>>This is what I use: >>> >>> >>> >>>My installation is 6 mb, since I'm installing into 32 mb, I haven't >>>tried too hard to pair it down. I'm installing on Soekris net4526 >>>boards. Keep in mind there are somethings you can do after you build >>> >>> > > > >>>you filesystem with Gentoo to make the install even smaller: >>> >>>Remove /usr/include >>>Remove all .keep files >>>Audit the rest of the file system for unnecessary files, expecially >>>/etc and /var >>> >>>I have a series of scripts I've written to automate the process >>>described in the above howto, and I would like to publish them >>>shortly, but please don't hold your breath. :) >>> >>>-Josh >>> >>>On Jan 20, 2006, at 10:55 AM, Dennis Taylor wrote: >>> >>> >>> I have tried various ways of building a root fs with uClibc, but >>> >>> >>to >> >> >>>no avail. I have monitored this list long enough to know that >>>someone >>> >>> >>>out there has done it. I need to do it for and X86 target that must >>> >>> > > > >>>fit in about 1.5 MB of flash that gets copied to RAM and started. >>> >>> >>> The "out of the box" configuration I linked to from the uClibc >>> >>> >>site >> >> >>>fails in various ways. I like the Gentoo way of doing things, but >>>the >>> >>> >>>HOWTO link I saved a while back does not work. >>> >>> Any pointers to documents that would help me succeed would be >>> >>> >>greatly >> >> >>>appreciated. >>> >>> Dennis Taylor >>> >>> >>-- >>gentoo-embedded@g.o mailing list >> >> >> >> >> >> >-- >solar <solar@g.o> >Gentoo Linux > >-- >gentoo-embedded@g.o mailing list > > > > > >
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Re: [gentoo-embedded] Suitable Email Client - was FAQ / How To? Joshua ChaitinPollak <jpollak@×××××××××××.com>