Meta Toolchain Release (2008 May)

John Lee john_lee at
Fri May 30 11:47:57 CEST 2008

On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 10:37:40AM +0100, Andy Green wrote:
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> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> |> That is exactly the problem.  You see, if we put april software update
> |> into consideration (these are standard openmoko apps as well), the
> |> prerequisite will not be small for a toolchain.  I'm still thinking
> |
> | Not sure what you mean, is it that the dependencies for the April
> | software are different and hence the toolchains needs both April and
> | May libs ?
> |
> | I have just looked at one app (dialer), so you guys know the
> | dependencies a lot better than I do and maybe they do make the
> | toolchain too big, but just for the dialer the toolchain was pretty
> | reasonable size.
> |
> |> about this out of my personal interest.
> Why not allow installation of target packages into the toolchain and
> these "difficult philosophical questions" of what to stuff into
> toolchain are GONE.  End users can decide and enforce what they wanted
> in there purely from normal distribution packages.

that's exactly what I was talking about in my previous mails.  :)

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