Re: Embedded and ARM Debian Sprint
On Thursday 11 November 2010, Hector Oron wrote:
> 2010/11/11 David Madden <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > On 11/11/2010 08:29 AM, Bill Gatliff wrote:
> >> 1. I love the idea of a Debian system based on uClibc rather than
> >> glibc. But I know that's a lot harder than it sounds.
> > So anyway, OpenWRT might be a good place to look for inspiration.
> I agree, OpenWRT is great tool (inspired on buildroot), it has always
> worked for me on a variety of devices. It does support glibc, uClibc,
> EGlibc,... It's menuconfig environment is quite modular.
> Would it make sense to base on those projects (OE/yocto,
> OpenWRT/buildroot,..) to bring up an Emdebian/Crush (!= Debian)
> I am still quite convinced that best approach to follow for
> Emdebian/Crush is the use of cross compilable udeb packages to build
> up custom initrds and user lands. (note: I believe there was some
> effort to make udeb packages upgradeable).
> Best regards,
You might like to go and have a look at debwrt.org, a combination of
OpenWrt and (Em)Debian.