Glad to see Gentoo-openmoko distro
billk at iinet.net.au
Wed Sep 10 08:11:21 CEST 2008
Even better might be to nfs mount all the important stuff - a PXE boot
would be nice, but I havent the foggiest how to do this with uboot and
All the build directories, portage and maybe even the compiler and libs
could be "elsewhere".
On Wed, 2008-09-10 at 03:58 +0200, Previdi Roberto wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 1:22 AM, Al Johnson
> <openmoko at mazikeen.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> No loss of USE - see the Gentoo Embedded Handbook, in
> particular this page:
> glad to hear, i will take a look tomorrow.. (too late here now)
> You can do, but the bottleneck will then be linking which
> will happen
> entirely on the phone. This can also be somewhat memory
> intensive, a problem
> on a memory-constrained device like this.
> well, the linking phase seems to be a real problem.. surely you cannot
> build things such as firefox/apache/php/qt or other big packages..
> (not speaking about openoffice) probably the best thing to do should
> be to crosscompile everything on desktop and then prepare some
> "syncing" scripts, to have two identical environments.. The sync
> should be in both directions, so portage could know about file
> conflicts, externally installed packages, configuration files and such
> things.. it can also be a good occasion to make a backup :)
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William Kenworthy <billk at iinet.net.au>
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