Re: focus for Embedded Debian
On 3/12/06, Nikita V. Youshchenko <email@example.com> wrote:
> > * All popular free software for embedded (uboot, redboot, etc) should be
> > available in debian
> AFAIK, uboot/redboot/etc generally required porting/reconfiguration/etc to
> almost any board they support. Because of that, binary packages for those
> are next to useless.
What about having them available as -source packages? u-boot, for
instance, has a compilation process very similar to the kernel:
make CROSS_COMPILE=<cross-prefix> <board>_config
maybe even a command similar to make-kpkg can be made available to
build .deb's from the sources.
Embedded Linux Lab - 10LE
Nokia Institute of Technology - INdT
Manaus - Brazil