Gentoo Archives: gentoo-embedded

From: Daniel <dragonheart@×××××××.au>
To: gentoo-embedded@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-embedded] some uClibc experience
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2003 00:39:24
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-embedded] some uClibc experience by Ned Ludd
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> > Please take a look at the 0.9.22 ebuild in portage. The wrappers for > gcc,c++,ld,ldd,ar,etc are all missing and I don't know why. I've checked > the detail/changelogs on the site and see no mention of this > what so ever. >
There is a mention of this in the email list. quoted extract:
> On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 02:55:53AM -0700, Erik Andersen wrote: > > There comes a time when 90% of correct is not enough. uClibc has > > progressed enough that people had begin running into the wrapper > > limitations quite regularly. It seemed better to just kill off > > the wrapper and encourage people to use properly built > > toolchains.
The current ebuild I'm working on now uses the toolchain. ([Bug 29312])
> > This is the path I go too, if > > uClibc becomes binary incompatible. I build first the target development > > environment, then chroot into it and rebuild rpm, after that rebuilding > > all other packages.
uClibc I believe is not guaranteed to be binary compatible until version 1.0 having said that versions 0.9.21 and 0.9.22 are (according to Erik's release notice).
> > > > 4. My preference would be to replace sysvinit stuff (I think included in > > baselayout) with some other init (runit, minit, simpleinit, twsinit) to > > have better dependency handling in the startup scripts, also allowing > > parallel startup of services.
Depending on the application even an init system may be too much. An embedded firewall for example needs to run only a few application.
> We can more or less dump all of the baselayout and or repackage it or > make an e-baselayout.
Sounds good. Daniel Black - -- Proudly a Gentoo Linux User. Gnu-PG/PGP signed and encrypted email preferred -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.2.3 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQE/stHuTDSbtjKmTcgRAnNKAJ0dsLy7tPKgvRN9JRAz5E+CFbRKhwCgoFp1 ThFZtjrsfNzZG60cDfz3fP0= =EHnG -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- gentoo-embedded@g.o mailing list