Pimlico on the Freerunner ?

Leonti Bielski prishelec at gmail.com
Mon Jan 19 23:54:58 CET 2009

Just go to http://software.opensuse.org/search , enter 'openmoko' and
you'll get prebuilt toolchain for Opensuse, Fedora, Mandriva, etc.
It's about 80MB and it's all you need to start writing programs for openmoko.


On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 11:28 PM, Joel Newkirk <freerunner at newkirk.us> wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Jan 2009 10:20:50 +1300, "Robin Paulson"
> <robin.paulson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2009/1/20 The Digital Pioneer <digitalpioneer at gmail.com>:
>>> Looks useful. I've been needing a nice calendar app. If someone could
>>> package these, that would be great. I would, but I can't use the
>> toolchain.
>>> :(
>> join the club
>> i find it very frustrating that i and others have lots of software
>> ideas, that can be coded/re-packaged, but we're hamstrung by what
>> should be a fundamental piece of software that openmoko does
>> everything in their power to support
>> more developers = more software = more phones sold
>> openmoko, any chance of working on this?
> Depending on your desktop environment, the instructions at
> http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Toolchain are pretty useful regarding setting
> up the prepackaged toolchain, and http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/BitBake
> covers using BitBake to (re)build anything that sports a bitbake recipe.
> (starting with all of OM, OpenEmbedded, FSO, etc)
> If your need is to work under Windows, or if for some other reason (even
> simple convenience ;) you want a self-contained environment, you can find a
> vmware image of (X)Ubuntu with the toolchain & qemu preinstalled and
> working at the 'FR stuff' link in my sig.  Enlightenment E17 and support
> tools are installed as well though maybe a bit 'stale' as the image hasn't
> been updated in about three months... It also has bitbake, eclipse, and
> other stuff installed but not all 'fleshed out' yet.
> Unfortunately a completely 'tricked-out' development environment image with
> toolchain and bitbake and everything ready to roll would be quite a bit
> larger, and I'm not too keen on hosting a 3gb+ download on my personal
> server.  The present 7z archive is about 1.7gb.  (so if there's much
> interest in it, I'd be delighted if someone hosted it somewhere faster than
> the server in my garage - although my uplink is over 1mbps)
> I keep meaning to reconstruct the image from scratch with the most recent
> of everything, but haven't found the time to do so yet.  Maybe I'll set
> aside Saturday to get started on this... The last time took a couple days,
> what with waiting for downloads, installing/updating/purging a few hundred
> packages, etc.
> j
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